Isaiah 62 - UPDV Updated Bible Version

Isaiah, Chapter 62

62:1 For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.
62:2 And the nations will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory, and you will be called by a new name, which the mouth of Yahweh will name.
62:3 You will also be a crown of beauty in the hand of Yahweh, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.
62:4 You will no more be termed Forsaken; neither will your land anymore be termed Desolate: but you will be called Hephzi-bah, and your land Beulah; for Yahweh delights in you, and your land will be married.
62:5 For as a young man takes possession of a virgin, so will your sons take possession of you; and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so will your God rejoice over you.
62:6 I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never hold their peace day nor night: you+ who are Yahweh's remembrancers, take+ no rest,
62:7 and give him no rest, until he establishes, and until he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
62:8 Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and foreigners will not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:
62:9 but those who have garnered it will eat it, and praise Yahweh; and those who have gathered it will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary.
62:10 Go through, go through the gates; prepare+ the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up an ensign for the peoples.
62:11 Look, Yahweh has proclaimed to the end of the earth, Say+ to the daughter of Zion, Look, your salvation comes; look, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.
62:12 And they will call them The holy people, The redeemed of Yahweh: and you will be called Sought out, A city not forsaken.

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