Isaiah 12:6

6 Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.”

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Isaiah 12:6 in Other Translations

6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
6 Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel."
6 Let all the people of Jerusalem shout his praise with joy! For great is the Holy One of Israel who lives among you.”
6 Raise the roof! Sing your hearts out, O Zion! The Greatest lives among you: The Holy of Israel."
6 Cry out and sing, citizen of Zion, for the Holy One of Israel is among you in [His] greatness."

Isaiah 12:6 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out, and shout
By singing aloud, with the high praises of God in the mouth: thou inhabitant of Zion:
born and brought up there, free of Zion, that is settled and dwells there, and so happy; since there plenty of provisions is had, health is enjoyed, and the inhabitants in the utmost safety and protection, having the greatest privileges and immunities; and therefore have reason to sing and shout for joy, and especially for what follows: for great [is] the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee;
by "the Holy One of Israel" is meant Christ, the Redeemer and Husband of this church; see ( Isaiah 48:17 ) ( 54:5 ) because, as God, he is the God of Israel, the spiritual Israel, and as such is holy, even glorious in holiness; and, as man, sprung from Israel, literal Israel, and as such is holy in his nature, acts, and offices; and is the sanctifier of the whole Israel of God, from whom they receive all their holiness: he is "in the midst" of his church, in the midst of Zion, and the inhabitants of it, to whom he has promised his presence, and grants it, and which causes such joy and gladness, as nothing else can give; and here he is "great", and shows himself to be so, the great God, and our Saviour; a Saviour, and a great one; a great King over the holy hill of Zion; and a great High Priest over the house of God; wherefore greatness should be ascribed unto him, and praise be given him.

Isaiah 12:6 In-Context

4 In that day you will say: “Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done, and proclaim that his name is exalted.
5 Sing to the LORD, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.
6 Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.”

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Genesis 21:6; S Psalms 98:4; Isaiah 24:14; Isaiah 48:20; Isaiah 52:8; Jeremiah 20:13; Jeremiah 31:7; Zechariah 2:10
  • 2. Psalms 48:1
  • 3. S Psalms 78:41; Psalms 99:2; Isaiah 1:24; Isaiah 10:20; Isaiah 17:7; Isaiah 29:19; Isaiah 37:23; Isaiah 43:3,14; Isaiah 45:11; Isaiah 49:26; Isaiah 55:5; Ezekiel 39:7
  • 4. S Psalms 46:5; Zephaniah 3:14-17
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