Isaiah 62 NAS

Zion's Glory and New Name

1 For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her 1righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her 2salvation like a torch that is burning.

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2 The 3nations will see your righteousness, And all kings your glory; And you will be called by a new 4name Which the mouth of the LORD will designate.

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3 You will also be a 5crown of beauty in the hand of the LORD, And a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

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4 It will no longer be said to you, "6Forsaken," Nor to your land will it any longer be said, "Desolate "; But you will be called, "My delight is in her," And your land, "7Married "; For the 8LORD delights in you, And to Him your land will be married.

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    • b 62:4 - I.e. Azubah
    • c 62:4 - I.e. Shemamah
    • d 62:4 - I.e. Hephzibah
    • e 62:4 - I.e. Beulah
      5 For as a young man marries a virgin, So your sons will marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So your 9God will rejoice over you.

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        • f 62:5 - Lit "exultation of the bridegroom"
          6 On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed 10watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent. You who 11remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves;

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          7 And 12give Him no rest until He establishes And makes 13Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

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          8 14The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will 15never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners * drink your new wine for which you have labored."

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            • g 62:8 - Lit "sons of foreigners"
              9 But those who 16garner it will eat it and praise the LORD; And those who gather it will drink it in the courts of My sanctuary.

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              10 Go through, 17go through the gates, Clear the way for the people; 18Build up, build up the 19highway, Remove the stones, lift up a 20standard over the peoples.

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              11 Behold, the LORD has proclaimed to the 21end of the earth, 22Say to the daughter of Zion, "Lo, your 23salvation comes; 24Behold His reward is with Him, and His recompense before Him."

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              12 And they will call them, "25The holy people, The 26redeemed of the LORD "; And you will be called, "Sought out, a city 27not forsaken."

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              Study tools for Isaiah 62

              • a 62:3 - Lit "turban"
              • b 62:4 - I.e. Azubah
              • c 62:4 - I.e. Shemamah
              • d 62:4 - I.e. Hephzibah
              • e 62:4 - I.e. Beulah
              • f 62:5 - Lit "exultation of the bridegroom"
              • g 62:8 - Lit "sons of foreigners"
              • h 62:10 - Lit "of"