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19 “The sun will no longer be your light by day,
    nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night[a]
for the Lord will be your everlasting light,[b]
    and your God will be your glory.
20 Your sun won’t[c] set,
    nor will your moon withdraw itself—
for the Lord will be your everlasting light,
    and your days of mourning will end.
21 Then your people will all be righteous;
    They’ll possess the land forever.
They are the shoot[d] that the Lord planted,[e]
    the works[f] of his hands,
        so that I might be glorified.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 60:19 So 1QIsaa LXX. Not in 1QIsab MT
  2. Isaiah 60:19 1QIsab lacks and your God … light; 1QIsaa MT LXX contain the longer reading
  3. Isaiah 60:20 So 1QIsaa LXX; MT reads will no longer
  4. Isaiah 60:21 So 1QIsaa 4QIsam MT; 1QIsaa MTms lacks the shoot; LXX reads Guarding
  5. Isaiah 60:21 Lit. of the plantings of the Lord; so 1QIsaa; 1QIsab reads of his plantings MT reads of his planting MTqere reads of my planting LXX reads the planting
  6. Isaiah 60:21 So 1QIsaa; 1QIsab MT read work

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