Isaiah 62:3-12 NIV

3 You will be a crown1 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,2 or name your land Desolate.3 But you will be called Hephzibah,a4 and your land Beulahb; for the LORD will take delight5 in you, and your land will be married.6

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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 bridegroom7 rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice8 over you.

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      6 I have posted watchmen9 on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD, give yourselves no rest,10

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      7 and give him no rest11 till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise12 of the earth.

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      8 The LORD has sworn13 by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain14 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 eat15 it and praise the LORD,16 and those who gather the grapes will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary."17

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      10 Pass through, pass through the gates!18 Prepare the way for the people. Build up, build up the highway!1920 Remove the stones. Raise a banner21 for the nations.

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      11 The LORD has made proclamation to the ends of the earth:22 "Say to the Daughter of Zion,23 'See, your Savior comes!24 See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.' "25

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      12 They will be called26 the Holy People,27 the Redeemed28 of the LORD; and you will be called Sought After, the City No Longer Deserted.29

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