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Isaiah 51:1-3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Chapter 51

Exhortation to Trust in the Lord

Listen to me, you who pursue justice,
    who seek the Lord;
Look to the rock from which you were hewn,
    to the quarry[a] from which you were taken;
Look to Abraham, your father,
    and to Sarah, who gave you birth;
Though he was but one when I called him,
    I blessed him and made him many.
Yes, the Lord shall comfort Zion,
    shall comfort all her ruins;
Her wilderness he shall make like Eden,
    her wasteland like the garden of the Lord;
Joy and gladness shall be found in her,
    thanksgiving and the sound of song.

Footnotes:

  1. 51:1 Rock…quarry: your glorious ancestry.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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