Isaiah 62:1-11 NIV

Zion’s New Name

1 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication shines out like the dawn, her salvation like a blazing torch.

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2 The nations will see your vindication, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name that the mouth of the LORD will bestow.

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      3 You will be a crown of splendor in the LORD’s hand, a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

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      4 No longer will they call you Deserted, or name your land Desolate. But you will be called Hephzibah,aand your land Beulahb ; for the LORD will take delight in you, and your land will be married.

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        • Ó 62:4 - "Hephzibah" means "my delight is in her."
        • Ô 62:4 - "Beulah" means "married."
          5 As a young man marries a young woman, so will your Builder marry you; as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you.

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          6 I have posted watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD, give yourselves no rest,

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          7 and give him no rest till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise of the earth.

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          8 The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: “Never again will I give your grain as food for your enemies, and never again will foreigners drink the new wine for which you have toiled;

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          9 but those who harvest it will eat it and praise the LORD, and those who gather the grapes will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary.”

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          10 Pass through, pass through the gates! Prepare the way for the people. Build up, build up the highway! Remove the stones. Raise a banner for the nations.

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          11 The LORD has made proclamation to the ends of the earth: “Say to Daughter Zion, ‘See, your Savior comes! See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.’ ”

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