62 For Zion’s sake I (Isaiah) will not be silent, And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness and vindication go forth as brightness, And her salvation goes forth like a burning torch. 2 The nations will see your righteousness and vindication [by God], And all kings [will see] your glory; And you will be called by a new name Which the mouth of the Lord will designate. 3 You will also be [considered] a crown of glory and splendor in the hand of the Lord, And a royal [a]diadem [exceedingly beautiful] in the hand of your God. 4 It will no longer be said of you [Judah], “Azubah (Abandoned),” Nor will it any longer be said of your land, “Shemamah (Desolate)”; But you will be called, “Hephzibah (My Delight is in Her),” And your land, “[b]Married”; For the Lord delights in you, And to Him your land will be married [owned and protected by the Lord]. 5 For as a young man marries a virgin [O Jerusalem], [c]So your sons will marry you; And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So your God will rejoice over you.
6 On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed and stationed watchmen (prophets), Who will never keep silent day or night; You who profess the Lord, take no rest for yourselves, 7 And give Him no rest [from your prayers] until He establishes Jerusalem And makes her a praise on the earth. 8 The Lord has sworn [an oath] by His right hand and by His mighty arm, “I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies, Nor will [the invading] foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored.” 9 But they who have harvested it will eat it and praise the Lord, And they who have gathered it will drink it [at the feasts celebrated] in the courtyards of My sanctuary.
10 Go through, go through the gates, Clear the way for the people; Build up, build up the highway, Remove the stones, lift up a banner over the peoples. 11 Listen carefully, the Lord has proclaimed to the end of the earth, Say to the Daughter of Zion, “Look now, your salvation is coming [in the Lord]; Indeed, His reward is with Him, and His restitution accompanies Him.” 12 And they will call them “The Holy People, The Redeemed of the Lord”; And you will be called “Sought Out, A City Not Deserted.”
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