11Awake, awake, Clotheyourself in your strength, O Zion ; Clotheyourself in your 2beautifulgarments, O Jerusalem, the 3holycity ; For the uncircumcised and the 4unclean Will nolongercome into you.
2Shake yourself 5from the dust, 6rise up, O captiveJerusalem ; 7Loose yourself from the chains around your neck, O captivedaughter of Zion.
For thussays the LORD, "You were 8sold for nothing and you will be 9redeemed10withoutmoney."
For thussays the LordaGOD, "My people11wentdown at the first into Egypt to residethere ; then the Assyrianoppressed them withoutcause.
5"Now therefore, what do I have here," declares the LORD, "seeing that My people have been taken away withoutcause ?" Again the LORDdeclares, "Those who rule over them howl, and My 12name is continuallyblasphemedallday long.
6"Therefore My people shall 13know My name ; therefore in that day I am the one who is speaking, 'Here I am.' "