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10 Come through! Come through the gates!
Prepare the way for the people!
Build it—Build the roadway!
Remove the stones.
Lift a signal flag for the nations.
11 Look, the Lord announces to the entire earth:[a]
“Say to Daughter Zion,
‘Look, your deliverer comes!
Look, his reward is with him,
and his reward goes before him!’”[b]
12 They will be called, “The Holy People,
the Ones Protected[c] by the Lord.”
You will be called, “Sought After,
City Not Abandoned.”

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  1. Isaiah 62:11 tn Heb “to the end of the earth” (so NASB, NRSV).
  2. Isaiah 62:11 sn As v. 12 indicates, the returning exiles are the Lord’s reward/prize. See also 40:10 and the note there.
  3. Isaiah 62:12 tn Or “the redeemed of the Lord” (KJV, NAB).