Isaiah 52:1-6 NIV

1 Awake, awake,1 O Zion, clothe yourself with strength.2 Put on your garments of splendor,3 O Jerusalem, the holy city.4 The uncircumcised5 and defiled6 will not enter you again.7
2 Shake off your dust;8 rise up,9 sit enthroned, O Jerusalem. Free yourself from the chains on your neck,10 O captive Daughter of Zion.11

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3 For this is what the LORD says: "You were sold for nothing,12 and without money13 you will be redeemed.14"

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4 For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "At first my people went down to Egypt15 to live; lately, Assyria16 has oppressed them.

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5 "And now what do I have here?" declares the LORD. "For my people have been taken away for nothing, and those who rule them mock,a " declares the LORD. "And all day long my name is constantly blasphemed.17

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    • a 52:5 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Vulgate; Masoretic Text "wail"
      6 Therefore my people will know18 my name;19 therefore in that day20 they will know that it is I who foretold21 it. Yes, it is I."

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