Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments,
O Jerusalem, the holy city:
for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the
Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose
thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold yourselves for nought; and ye shall
be redeemed without money.
For thus saith the Lord GOD, My people went down aforetime into Egypt to
sojourn there; and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.
Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken
away for nought? they that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD;
and my name continually every day is blasphemed.
Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that
day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.
7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good
tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that
publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they
sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.
Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the
LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.
The LORD hath made
bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of
the earth shall see the salvation of our God.
Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from thence, touch no unclean thing; go ye
out of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear the vessels of the LORD.
For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for the LORD will go
before you; and the God of Israel will be your rereward.
Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled,
and be very high.
As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man,
and his form more than the sons of men:
So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at
him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which
they had not heard shall they consider.