Zion’s New Identity

1 For the sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude, until her righteousness goes out like the bright light, and her salvation burns like a torch.

References for Isaiah 62:1

      2 And [the] nations shall see your righteousness, and all [the] kings your glory, and {you will be called} a new name that the mouth of Yahweh will designate.

      References for Isaiah 62:2

        • a 62:2 - Literally "it shall be called to you"
          3 And you shall be a crown of beauty in the hand of Yahweh, and a headband of royalty in the hand of your God.
          4 It shall no longer be said of you, "Forsaken," and it shall no longer be said of your land, "Desolation!" but {you will} be called "My Delight [Is] In Her," and your land, "Married," for Yahweh delights in you, and your land shall be married.

          References for Isaiah 62:4

            • b 62:4 - Literally "to you it shall"
              5 For [as] a young man marries a virgin, [so] shall your sons marry you, and [as is the] joy of [the] bridegroom over [the] bride, [so] shall your God rejoice over you.
              6 I have appointed watchmen upon your walls, Jerusalem; all day and all night they shall never be silent. You who profess Yahweh have no rest.
              7 And you must not give him rest until he establishes, and until he {makes} Jerusalem {an object of praise} in the earth.

              References for Isaiah 62:7

                • c 62:7 - Literally "places"
                • d 62:7 - Literally "a praise"
                  8 Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by {his mighty arm}, "Surely I will never again give your grain [as] food to {your enemies}, and surely {foreigners} shall not drink your new wine at which you have labored."

                  References for Isaiah 62:8

                    • e 62:8 - Literally "the arm of his might"
                    • f 62:8 - Literally "those who are hostile to you"
                    • g 62:8 - Literally "sons of a foreign country"
                      9 But those who gather it shall eat it, and they shall praise Yahweh, and those who gather it shall drink it in {my holy courts}.

                      References for Isaiah 62:9

                        • h 62:9 - Literally "the courts of my holiness"
                          10 Pass through, pass through the gates! Make the way clear {for} the people! Pile up, pile up the highway; clear [it] of stones! Lift up an ensign over the peoples!

                          References for Isaiah 62:10

                            • i 62:10 - Literally "of"
                            • j 62:10 - Hebrew "stone"
                              11 Look! Yahweh has proclaimed to the end of the earth: Say to daughter Zion, "Look, your salvation [is] coming! Look, his reward [is] with him, and his reward before him.
                              12 And they shall call them "The {Holy People}, The Redeemed Of Yahweh," and {you} shall be called "Sought After, A City Is Not Forsaken."

                              References for Isaiah 62:12

                                • k 62:12 - Literally "People of the Holiness"
                                • l 62:12 - Literally "to you it"