The Righteous Branch of David

“Look, the days are coming”(A)—this is the Lord’s declaration—
“when I will raise up a Righteous Branch for David.(B)
He will reign wisely as king
and administer justice and righteousness in the land.(C)

In his days Judah will be saved,
and Israel will dwell securely.(D)
This is the name he will be called:
The Lord Is Our Righteousness.[a](E)

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Footnotes

  1. 23:6 = Yahweh-zidkenu

“The days are coming,” declares the Lord,
    “when I will raise up for David[a] a righteous Branch,(A)
a King(B) who will reign(C) wisely
    and do what is just and right(D) in the land.
In his days Judah will be saved
    and Israel will live in safety.(E)
This is the name(F) by which he will be called:
    The Lord Our Righteous Savior.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 23:5 Or up from David’s line

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