13 Shout for joy,(A) you heavens;
    rejoice, you earth;(B)
    burst into song, you mountains!(C)
For the Lord comforts(D) his people
    and will have compassion(E) on his afflicted ones.(F)

Read full chapter

11 “Afflicted(A) city, lashed by storms(B) and not comforted,(C)
    I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise,[a](D)
    your foundations(E) with lapis lazuli.(F)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 54:11 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.

“Who will have pity(A) on you, Jerusalem?
    Who will mourn for you?
    Who will stop to ask how you are?

Read full chapter

All who see you will flee(A) from you and say,
    ‘Nineveh(B) is in ruins(C)—who will mourn for her?’(D)
    Where can I find anyone to comfort(E) you?”

Read full chapter