Is 60:1Arise! Shine! For your light has come, / And the glory of Jehovah has risen upon you.

Is 60:2For, behold, the darkness will cover the earth, / And deep darkness the peoples; / But Jehovah will rise upon you, / And His glory will be seen upon you.

Is 60:3And nations will come to your light, / And kings to the brightness of your rising.

Is 60:4Lift up your eyes around you and see: / They all gather together; they come to you; / Your sons will come from far away, / And your daughters will be carried on the hip.

Is 60:5Then you will see and you will beam, / And your heart will be in awe and will swell with joy, / For the abundance of the sea will be turned to you, / The wealth of the nations will come to you.

Is 60:6A multitude of camels will cover you, / The young camels of Midian and Ephah; / All those from Sheba will come; / They will carry gold and frankincense, / And they will bear the good news of Jehovah’s praises.

Is 60:7All the flocks of Kedar will be gathered together to you; / The rams of Nebaioth will minister to you; / They will go up acceptably upon My altar, / And I will beautify the house of My beauty.

Is 60:8Who are these who fly like a cloud, / And like the doves to their dovecote?

Is 60:9Surely the coastlands will look eagerly for Me; / And the ships of Tarshish will come first, / To bring your children from afar, / Their silver and their gold with them, / Unto the name of Jehovah your God / And unto the Holy One of Israel; for He has beautified you.

Is 60:10And the children of foreigners will build up your walls, / And their kings will minister to you; / For in My wrath I struck you, / But in My favor I had compassion on you.

Is 60:11And your gates will be open continually; / They will not be closed day or night, / So that they may bring to you the wealth of the nations / And their kings being led in procession.

Is 60:12For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve you will perish, and the nations will be utterly wasted.

Is 60:13The glory of Lebanon will come to you, / The fir tree, the pine tree, and the box tree together, / To beautify the place of My sanctuary; / And I will make the place for My feet glorious.

Is 60:14And the sons of those who afflicted you / Will come bowing down to you, / And all those who despised you will bow down / At the soles of your feet; / And they will call you the City of Jehovah, / The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Is 60:15Whereas you have been forsaken and hated, / So that no one would pass through you, / I will make you an eternal excellency, / A joy from generation to generation.

Is 60:16And you will suck the milk of nations / And suck the breast of kings; / Thus you will know that I, Jehovah, am your Savior / And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Is 60:17Instead of bronze I will bring gold, / And instead of iron I will bring silver; / And instead of wood there will be bronze, / And instead of stones there will be iron; / And I will make peace your officers, / And righteousness your rulers.

Is 60:18Violence will no longer be heard in your land, / Nor desolation and destruction within your borders; / But you will call your walls Salvation, / And your gates Praise.

Is 60:19You will no longer have the sun for your light by day, / Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; / But Jehovah will be an eternal light to you, / And your God your beauty.

Is 60:20Your sun will no longer go down, / Nor will your moon withdraw; / For Jehovah will be an eternal light to you, / And the days of your mourning will be ended.

Is 60:21Then all your people will be righteous; / They will possess the land forever, / The branch of My planting, / The work of My hands, / That I may be beautified.

Is 60:22The least one will become a thousand, / And the smallest a strong nation. / I, Jehovah, will hasten it in its time.

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