Isaiah 12:5-6

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.”

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Isaiah 12:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.
ESV
5 "Sing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.
NLT
5 Sing to the LORD, for he has done wonderful things. Make known his praise around the world.
MSG
5 "Sing praise-songs to God. He's done it all! Let the whole earth know what he's done!
CSB
5 Sing to the Lord, for He has done glorious things. Let this be known throughout the earth.

Isaiah 12:5-6 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO ISAIAH 12

This chapter contains a song of praise and thanksgiving for redemption and salvation by Christ, of which the preceding chapter Isa 11:1-16 is a famous prophecy. It begins with an account of the church's former uncomfortable and now comfortable state and condition, Isa 12:1 the foundation of whose comfort was Christ her salvation and strength, and so her song, which engaged her trust, and dispelled her fears, Isa 12:2 hence encouragement to others to apply to the fulness of Christ for grace, and fresh supplies of it, to be had with joy, Isa 12:3 and then follow certain mutual exhortations to praise, exalt, and glorify Christ, with reasons enforcing them, Isa 12:4-6.

Isaiah 12:5-6 In-Context

3 With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
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 6

  • 1. S Exodus 15:1
  • 2. S Psalms 98:1
  • 3. 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
  • 4. Psalms 48:1
  • 5. 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
  • 6. S Psalms 46:5; Zephaniah 3:14-17
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