Isaiah 62 TNIV

Zion's New Name

1 For Zion's sake I will not keep silent,1 for Jerusalem's sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication2 shines out like the dawn,3 her salvation4 like a blazing torch.

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2 The nations5 will see your vindication, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name6 that the mouth of the LORD will bestow.

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3 You will be a crown7 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,8 or name your land Desolate.9 But you will be called Hephzibah,a10 and your land Beulahb; for the LORD will take delight11 in you, and your land will be married.12

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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 young woman, so will your Builder marry you; as a bridegroom13 rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice14 over you.

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      6 I have posted watchmen15 on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD, give yourselves no rest,16

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      7 and give him no rest17 till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise18 of the earth.

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      8 The LORD has sworn19 by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain20 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 eat21 it and praise the LORD,22 and those who gather the grapes will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary."23

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      10 Pass through, pass through the gates!24 Prepare the way for the people. Build up, build up the highway!2526 Remove the stones. Raise a banner27 for the nations.

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      11 The LORD has made proclamation to the ends of the earth:28 "Say to Daughter Zion,29 'See, your Savior comes!30 See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.' "31

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      12 They will be called32 the Holy People,33 the Redeemed34 of the LORD; and you will be called Sought After, the City No Longer Deserted.35

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