Is 51:1Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness, / Who seek after Jehovah, / Look to the rock from which you were hewn, / And to the excavation of the quarry from which you were dug.

Is 51:2Look to Abraham your father, / And to Sarah who travailed with you; / For I called him when he was one person, / And blessed him and multiplied him.

Is 51:3For Jehovah has comforted Zion; / He has comforted all her waste places, / And made her wilderness like Eden, / And her desert like the garden of Jehovah. / Gladness and joy will be found in her, / Thanksgiving and the voice of song.

Is 51:4Hearken to Me, O My people; / Give ear to Me, O My nation; / For instruction will go out from Me; / And I will set My judgment as a light for the peoples.

Is 51:5My righteousness is near; My salvation has gone forth; / My arms will judge the peoples; / The coastlands will wait for Me / And place their hope in My arm.

Is 51:6Lift up your eyes to the heavens, / And look upon the earth beneath; / For the heavens will vanish away like smoke, / And the earth will wear out like a garment, / And those who dwell there will die in like manner; / But My salvation will be forever, / And My righteousness will not be abolished.

Is 51:7Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, / A people in whose heart is My instruction, / Do not fear the reproach of man; / Do not be terrified at their revilings.

Is 51:8For the moth will eat them up like a garment, / And the worm will eat them like wool; / But My righteousness will be forever, / And My salvation from generation to generation.

Is 51:9Awake, awake! Put on strength, / O arm of Jehovah; / Awake as in the days of old, / As in the generations of past ages. / Was it not You who cut Rahab in pieces, / Who pierced through the dragon?

Is 51:10Was it not You who dried up the sea, / The waters of the great deep; / Who made the depths of the sea into a way / For the redeemed to pass through?

Is 51:11Therefore the ransomed of Jehovah will return / And will come to Zion with a ringing shout, / And eternal joy will be upon their heads. / They will lay hold on gladness and joy, / And sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Is 51:12I, even I, am He who will comfort you. / Who are you that you are afraid of man who will die, / And of the son of man who will be made like grass,

Is 51:13That you have forgotten Jehovah who made you, / Who stretched out the heavens / And laid the foundations of the earth, / That you have been continually afraid every day, / Because of the fury of the oppressor / When he sets himself up to destroy you? / But where is the fury of the oppressor?

Is 51:14The one who is bowed down will soon be released / And will not die in the pit, / Nor will his bread be lacking.

Is 51:15I am Jehovah your God, / Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar, / Jehovah of hosts is His name.

Is 51:16And I have put My words in your mouth, / And I have covered you in the shadow of My hand, / To plant the heavens and lay the foundations of the earth, / And to say to Zion, You are My people.

Is 51:17Wake yourself up, wake yourself up; / Stand up, O Jerusalem, / You who have drunk from the hand of Jehovah / The cup of His wrath; / The bowl of the cup of staggering / You have drunk; you have drained it out.

Is 51:18There is no one to guide her / Among all the children whom she has brought forth; / There is no one to take her by the hand / Among all the children she has raised up.

Is 51:19These two things have happened to you; / Who will lament for you? / Desolation and destruction, and famine and sword. / How will I comfort you?

Is 51:20Your sons have fainted; / They lie at the head of every street like an antelope in a net, / Full of the wrath of Jehovah, / The rebuke of your God.

Is 51:21Therefore hear this now, O afflicted one, / You who are drunk but not with wine:

Is 51:22Thus says your Lord Jehovah and your God / Who pleads the cause of His people, / Indeed, I have taken from your hand / The cup of staggering; / You will no longer need to drink / The bowl of the cup of My wrath anymore;

Is 51:23And I will put it into the hand of those who afflict you, / Who have said to your soul, Bow down / That we may walk over you; / And you have made your back like the ground, / Like the street for them to cross over.

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