For as a young manmarrieth a virgin, so shall thy sonsmarry thee: and as the bridegroomrejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy Godrejoice over thee.
I have setwatchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peaceday nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,7
And give him no rest,a till he establish , and till he makeJerusalem a praise in the earth.8
The LORD hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies ; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured :
But they that have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the LORD; and they that have brought it together shall drink it in the courts of my holiness.10
Go through , go through the gates;prepare ye the way of the people; cast up , cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.11
Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world,Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvationcometh ; behold, his reward is with him, and his workbbefore him.
And they shall call them, The holypeople, The redeemed of the LORD: and thou shalt be called , Sought out , A city not forsaken .