14 They lift up their voices, they sing for joy;
    over the majesty of the Lord they shout from the west.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 24:14 Hebrew from the sea

10 (A)Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for (B)behold, I come (C)and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord.

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Israel's Joy and Restoration

14 (A)Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion;
    shout, O Israel!
Rejoice and exult with all your heart,
    O daughter of Jerusalem!
15 The Lord has taken away the judgments against you;
    he has cleared away your enemies.
(B)The King of Israel, (C)the Lord, is in your midst;
    you shall never again fear evil.
16 (D)On that day it shall be said to Jerusalem:
“Fear not, O Zion;
    (E)let not your hands grow weak.
17 (F)The Lord your God is in your midst,
    (G)a mighty one who will save;
(H)he will rejoice over you with gladness;
    he will quiet you by his love;
he will exult over you with loud singing.
18 I will gather those of you who mourn (I)for the festival,
    so that you will no longer suffer reproach.[a]
19 Behold, at that time (J)I will deal
    with all your oppressors.
And (K)I will save the lame
    and gather the outcast,
and I will change (L)their shame into (M)praise
    and renown in all the earth.
20 (N)At that time I will bring you in,
    at the time when I gather you together;
for I will make you renowned and praised
    among all the peoples of the earth,
(O)when I restore your fortunes
    before your eyes,” says the Lord.

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  1. Zephaniah 3:18 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain

11 (A)the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voices of those who sing, as they bring (B)thank offerings to the house of the Lord:

(C)“‘Give thanks to the Lord of hosts,
    for the Lord is good,
    for his steadfast love endures forever!’

(D)For I will restore the fortunes of the land as at first, says the Lord.

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12 They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion,
    (A)and they shall be radiant (B)over the goodness of the Lord,
(C)over the grain, the wine, and the oil,
    and over the young of the flock and the herd;
(D)their life shall be like a watered garden,
    (E)and they shall languish no more.

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19 (A)Out of them shall come songs of thanksgiving,
    and the voices of those who celebrate.
(B)I will multiply them, and they shall not be few;
    I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.

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The Eternal Covenant of Peace

54 (A)“Sing, O barren one, who did not bear;
    break forth into singing and cry aloud,
    you who have not been in labor!
For the children of (B)the desolate one (C)will be more
    than the children of her who is married,” says the Lord.

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(A)How beautiful upon the mountains
    are the feet of him who brings good news,
who publishes peace, (B)who brings good news of happiness,
    who publishes salvation,
    who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”
The voice of (C)your watchmen—they lift up their voice;
    together they sing for joy;
(D)for eye to eye they see
    the return of the Lord to Zion.
(E)Break forth together into singing,
    (F)you waste places of Jerusalem,
for (G)the Lord has comforted his people;
    he has redeemed Jerusalem.

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11 (A)And the ransomed of the Lord shall return
    and come to Zion with singing;
everlasting joy shall be upon their heads;
    they shall obtain gladness and joy,
    and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

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23 (A)Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it;
    shout, O (B)depths of the earth;
break forth into singing, O mountains,
    O forest, and every tree in it!
For the Lord has redeemed Jacob,
    (C)and will be glorified[a] in Israel.

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  1. Isaiah 44:23 Or will display his beauty

The Greatness of God

Go on up to a high mountain,
    O Zion, (A)herald of good news;[a]
lift up your voice with strength,
    O Jerusalem, herald of good news;[b]
    lift it up, fear not;
say to the cities of Judah,
    “Behold your God!”

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  1. Isaiah 40:9 Or O herald of good news to Zion
  2. Isaiah 40:9 Or O herald of good news to Jerusalem

10 (A)And the ransomed of the Lord shall return
    and come to Zion with singing;
(B)everlasting joy shall be upon their heads;
    they shall obtain gladness and joy,
    and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

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it shall blossom abundantly
    and rejoice with joy and singing.
(A)The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it,
    the majesty of (B)Carmel and (C)Sharon.
(D)They shall see the glory of the Lord,
    the majesty of our God.

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In that day,
(A)“A pleasant vineyard,[a] (B)sing of it!

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 27:2 Many Hebrew manuscripts A vineyard of wine

You Keep Him in Perfect Peace

26 In that day (A)this song will be sung in the land of Judah:

“We have a strong city;
    he sets up (B)salvation
    as walls and bulwarks.

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God Will Swallow Up Death Forever

25 O Lord, (A)you are my God;
    (B)I will exalt you; I will praise your name,
for you have done wonderful things,
    (C)plans formed of old, faithful and sure.

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The Lord Is My Strength and My Song

12 You[a] will say (A)in that day:
“I will give thanks to you, O Lord,
    for though you were angry with me,
(B)your anger turned away,
    that you might comfort me.

“Behold, God is my salvation;
    I will trust, and will not be afraid;
for (C)the Lord God[b] is my strength and my song,
    and he has become my salvation.”

(D)With joy you[c] will draw water from the wells of salvation. (E)And you will say in that day:

(F)“Give thanks to the Lord,
    call upon his name,
(G)make known his deeds among the peoples,
    proclaim (H)that his name is exalted.

(I)“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously;
    let this be made known[d] in all the earth.
Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion,
    for great (J)in your[e] midst is (K)the Holy One of Israel.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 12:1 The Hebrew for you is singular in verse 1
  2. Isaiah 12:2 Hebrew for Yah, the Lord
  3. Isaiah 12:3 The Hebrew for you is plural in verses 3, 4
  4. Isaiah 12:5 Or this is made known
  5. Isaiah 12:6 The Hebrew for your in verse 6 is singular, referring to the inhabitant of Zion

Sing to the Lord a New Song

10 (A)Sing to the Lord a new song,
    his praise from the end of the earth,
(B)you who go down to the sea, and all that fills it,
    (C)the coastlands and their inhabitants.
11 Let the desert and its cities lift up their voice,
    the villages that (D)Kedar inhabits;
let the habitants of (E)Sela sing for joy,
    let them shout from the top of the mountains.
12 Let them give glory to the Lord,
    and declare his praise in (F)the coastlands.

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