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Thy sons shall come from afar;

And thy daughters shall be carried at the side. 5 Then shalt thou fear, and overflow with joy;

And thy heart shall be ruffled, and dilated;
When the riches of the sea shall be poured in upon thee;

When the wealth of the nations shall come unto thee. 6 An inundation of camels shall cover thee;

The dromedaries of Midian and Epha; All of them from Saba shall come: Gold and frankincense shall they bear;

And the praise of JEHOVAH shall they joyfully proclaim. y All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered unto thee; Unto thee shall the rams of Nebaioth minister: They shall ascend with acceptance on mine altar;

And my beauteous house I will yet beautify. 8 Who are these, that fly like a cloud ?

And like doves upon the wing?
9 Verily the distant coasts shall await me;

And the ships of Tarshish among the first :
To bring thy sons from afar; .
Their silver and their gold with them :
Because of the name of JEHOVAH thy God;
And of the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified

thee. 10 And the sons of the stranger shall build up thy walls;

And their kings shall minister unto thee;
For in my wrath I smote thee;
But in my favour I will embrace thee with the most

tender affection.
11 And thy gates shall be open continually;

By day, or by night, they shall not be shut:
To bring unto thee the wealth of the nations ;

And that their kings may come pompously attended. 12 For that nation, and that kingdom,

Which will not serve thee, shall perish;

Yea, those nations shall be utterly desolated. 13 The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee;

The fir-tree, the pine, and the box together;
To adorn the place of my sanctuary;
And that I may glorify the place whereon I rest my

feet. 14 And the sons of thine oppressors shall come bending

before thee;

And all, that scornfully rejected thee, shall do obeisance

to the soles of thy feet:
And they shall call thee, The City of JehoyaH;

The Sion of the Holy One of Israel. 15 Instead of thy being forsaken,

And hated, so that no one passed through thee;
I will make thee an everlasting boast;

A subject of joy for perpetual generations. 16 And thou shalt suck the milk of nations ;

Even at the breast of kings shalt thou be fostered:
And thou shalt know, that I JEHOVAH am thy Saviour;

And that thy Redeemer is the Mighty One of Jacob. 17 Instead of brass, I will bring gold;

And instead of iron, I will bring silver :
And instead of wood, brass ;
And instead of stones, iron.
And I will make thine inspectors, peace;

And thine exactors, righteousness.
18 Violence shall no more be heard in thy land;

Destruction and calamity, in thy borders:
But thou shalt call thy walls, Salvation;

And thy gates, Praise. 19 No longer shalt thou have the sun for a light by day; Nor by night shall the brightness of the moon enlighten

thee :
For JEHOVAH shall be to thee an everlasting light,

And thy God shall be thy glory. 20 Thy sun shall no more go down;

Neither shall thy moon wane :
For JEHOVAH shall be thine everlasting light;

And the days of thy mourning shall be ended. 21 And thy people shall be all righteous;

For ever shall they possess the land :
The coin of my planting, the work of my hands, that I

may be glorified.
22 The little one shall become a thousand;

And the small one a strong nation:
I JEHOVAH in due time will hasten it.

LXI.

CHAP. 1 THE spirit of JEHOVAH is upon me,

Because JEHOVAH hath anointed me:
To publish glad tidings to the meek hath he sent me;
To bind up the broken-hearted;
To proclaim to the captives freedom;

And to the bounden, perfect liberty:
a 2 To proclaim the year of acceptance with JEHOVAH;

And the day of vengeance of our God.

To comfort all those that mourn;
3 To impart (gladness] to the mourners of Sion:

To give them a beautiful crown, instead of ashes;
The oil of gladness, instead of sorrow;
The clothing of praise, instead of the spirit of heaviness:
That they may be called trees approved ;

The plantation of JEHOVAH for his glory.
4 And they that spring from thee shall build up the ruins

of old times:
They shall restore the ancient desolations ;
They shall repair the cities laid waste;

The desolations of continued ages.
5 And strangers shall stand up and feed your flocks;
And the sons of the alien shall be your husbandmen and

vine-dressers.
6 But ye shall be called the priests of JEHOVAH;

The ministers of our God, shall be your title..
The riches of the nations shall ye eat;

And in their glory shall ye make your boast.
ng Instead of your shame, ye shall receive a double inheri-

tance; And of your ignominy, ye shall rejoice in their portion: For in their land a double share shall ye inherit;

And everlasting gladness shall ye possess.
8 For I am JEHOVAH, who love judgment;

Who hate rapine and iniquity:
And I will give them the reward of their work with

faithfulness;
And an everlasting covenant I will make with them;
9 And their seed shall be illustrious among the nations;

And their offspring, in the midst of the peoples.
All they that see them shall acknowledge them,
That they are a seed which JEHOVAH hath blessed.

10 I will greatly rejoice in JEHOVAH;

My soul shall exult in my God.
For he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation;
He hath covered me with the mantle of righteousness :
As the bridegroom decketh himself with a priestly crown;
And as the bridegroom adorneth herself with her costly

jewels.
11 Surely, as the earth pusheth forth her tender shoots;

And as a garden maketh her seed to germinate:
So shall the Lord JEHOVAH cause righteousness to spring

forth;
And praise, in the presence of all the nations.

CHAP. 1 For Sion's sake I will not keep silence;
LXII. And for the sake of Jerusalem I will not rest:

Until her righteousness break forth as a strong light;

And her salvation, like a blazing torch.
2 And the nations shall see thy righteousness;

And all the kings, thy glory:
And thou shalt be called by a new name,

Which the mouth of JEHOVAH shall fix upon thee.
3 And thou shalt be a beautiful crown in the hand of JE-

HOVAH;
And a royal diadem in the grasp of thy God.
4 No more shall it be said unto thee, Thou forsaken!
Neither to thy land shall it be said any more, Thou de-

solate!
But thou shalt be called, The object of my delight;
And thy land, The wedded matron:
For JEHOVAH shall delight in thee;

And thy land shall be joined in marriage.
5 For as a young man weddeth a virgin,

So shall thy restorer wed thee:
And as the bridegroom rejoiceth in his bride,
So shall thy God rejoice in thee.

6 Upon thy walls, O Jerusalem,

Have I set watchmen all the day;
And all the night long they shall not keep silence.

O ye, that proclaim the name of JEHOVAH!
7 Keep not silence yourselves, nor let him rest in silence;

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Until he establish, and until he render,

Jerusalem a praise in the earth. 8 JEHOVAH hath sworn by his right hand, and by his

powerful arm : I will no more give thy corn for food to thine enemies; Nor shall the sons of the stranger drink thy must, for

which thou hast laboured:
9 But they that reap the harvest, shall eat it, and praise

JEHOVAH;
And they that gather the vintage, shall drink it in my

sacred courts.

10 Pass ye, pass through the gates; prepare the way for

the people! Cast ye up, cast up the causeway; clear it from the

stones! Lift up on high a standard to the nations! 11 Behold, JEHOVAH hath thus proclaimed to the end of

the earth: Say ye to the daughter of Sion, Lo thy saviour cometh! Lo! his reward is with him, and the recompense of his

work before him. And they shall be called, The holy people, the redeemed

of JEHOVAH; • - 12 And thou shalt be called, The much desired, The city

unforsaken.

CHAP. I cho. Who is this, that cometh from Edom?
LXIII.

With garments deeply dyed from Botsra ?
This, that is magnificent in his apparel;

Marching on in the greatness of his strength ?
MES. I, who publish righteousness, and am mighty to

save.
2 CHO. Wherefore is thine apparel red?

^nd thy garments as of one that treadeth the

wine-vat?
3 MES. I have trodden the vat alone;

And of the peoples there was not a man with me.
And I trod them in mine anger;
And I trampled them in mine indignation :
And their life-blood was sprinkled upon my gar-
ments;

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