Baruch 5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
1 Jerusalem, take off your robe of mourning and misery;
put on forever the splendor of glory from God:
2 Wrapped in the mantle of justice from God,
place on your head the diadem
of the glory of the Eternal One.
3 For God will show your splendor to all under the heavens;
4 you will be named by God forever:
the peace of justice, the glory of God’s worship.
5 Rise up, Jerusalem! stand upon the heights;
look to the east and see your children
Gathered from east to west
at the word of the Holy One,
rejoicing that they are remembered by God.
6 Led away on foot by their enemies they left you:
but God will bring them back to you
carried high in glory as on royal thrones.
7 For God has commanded
that every lofty mountain
and the age-old hills be made low,
That the valleys be filled to make level ground,
that Israel may advance securely in the glory of God.
8 The forests and every kind of fragrant tree
have overshadowed Israel at God’s command;
9 For God is leading Israel in joy
by the light of his glory,
with the mercy and justice that are his.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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