Isaiah 62:1-6 NIV

Zion's New Name

1 For Zion's sake I will not keep silent,1 for Jerusalem's sake I will not remain quiet, till her righteousness2 shines out like the dawn,3 her salvation4 like a blazing torch.

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2 The nations5 will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name6 that the mouth of the LORD will bestow.

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      3 You will be a crown7 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,8 or name your land Desolate.9 But you will be called Hephzibah,a10 and your land Beulahb; for the LORD will take delight11 in you, and your land will be married.12

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        • a 62:4 - "Hephzibah" means "my delight is in her."
        • b 62:4 - "Beulah" means "married."
          5 As a young man marries a maiden, so will your sonsc marry you; as a bridegroom13 rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice14 over you.

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          6 I have posted watchmen15 on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD, give yourselves no rest,16

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