Isaiah 52 - UPDV Updated Bible Version

Isaiah, Chapter 52

52:1 Awake, awake, put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for from now on there will no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean.
52:2 Shake yourself from the dust; arise, sit [on your throne], O Jerusalem: the bonds of your neck became loosened, O captive daughter of Zion.
52:3 For thus says Yahweh, You+ were sold for nothing; and you+ will be redeemed without silver.
52:4 For thus says the Sovereign Yahweh, My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there: and the Assyrian has oppressed them without cause.
52:5 Now therefore, what do I have here, says Yahweh, seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them howl, says Yahweh, and my name is blasphemed continually all the day.
52:6 Therefore my people will know my name: therefore [they will know] in that day that I am he who speaks; look, it is I.
52:7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of good [things], who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, Your God reigns!
52:8 The voice of your watchmen! They lift up the voice, together they sing; for they will see eye to eye, when Yahweh returns to Zion.
52:9 Break forth into joy, sing together, you+ waste places of Jerusalem; for Yahweh has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.
52:10 Yahweh has made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
52:11 Depart+, depart+, go+ out from there, touch no unclean thing; go+ out of the midst of her; cleanse yourselves, you+ who bear the vessels of Yahweh.
52:12 For you+ will not go out in a hurry, neither will you+ go by flight: for Yahweh will go before you+; and the God of Israel will be your+ rearward.
52:13 Look, my slave will deal wisely, he will be exalted and lifted up, and will be very high.
52:14 Just as many were astonished at you, so [is his] anointing more than a man, his appearance and form more than sons of man.
52:15 So he will sprinkle many nations; kings will shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told to them they will see; and that which they had not heard they will understand.

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