Isaiah 60 - Prayer Tents



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Isaiah 60
Good News Translation
60Arise, Jerusalem, and shine like the sun; The glory of the LORD is shining on you!H6965H215H216H935H3519H3068H2224 2Other nations will be covered by darkness, But on you the light of the LORD will shine; The brightness of his presence will be with you.H2822H3680H776H6205H3816H3068H2224H3519H7200 3Nations will be drawn to your light, And kings to the dawning of your new day.H1471H1980H216H4428H5051H2225 4Look around you and see what is happening: Your people are gathering to come home! Your sons will come from far away; Your daughters will be carried like children.H5375H5869H5439H7200H6908H935H1121H935H7350H1323H539H6654 5You will see this and be filled with joy; You will tremble with excitement. The wealth of the nations will be brought to you; From across the sea their riches will come.H7200H3372H5102H3824H6342H7337H1995H3220H2015H2428H1471H935 6Great caravans of camels will come, from Midian and Ephah. They will come from Sheba, bringing gold and incense. People will tell the good news of what the LORD has done!H8229H1581H3680H1070H4080H5891H7614H935H5375H2091H3828H1319H8416H3068 7All the sheep of Kedar and Nebaioth Will be brought to you as sacrifices And offered on the altar to please the LORD. The LORD will make his Temple more glorious than ever.H6629H6938H6908H352H5032H8334H5927H7522H4196H6286H1004H8597 8What are these ships that skim along like clouds, Like doves returning home?H5774H5645H3123H699 9They are ships coming from distant lands, Bringing God's people home. They bring with them silver and gold To honor the name of the LORD, The holy God of Israel, Who has made all nations honor his people.H339H6960H591H8659H7223H935H1121H7350H3701H2091H8034H3068H430H6918H3478H6286 10The LORD says to Jerusalem, "Foreigners will rebuild your walls, And their kings will serve you. In my anger I punished you, But now I will show you my favor and mercy.H1121H5236H1129H2346H4428H8334H7110H5221H7522H7355 11Day and night your gates will be open, So that the kings of the nations May bring you their wealth.H8179H6605H8548H5462H3119H3915H935H2428H1471H4428H5090 12But nations that do not serve you Will be completely destroyed.H1471H4467H5647H6H1471H2717H2717 13"The wood of the pine, the juniper, and the cypress, The finest wood from the forests of Lebanon, Will be brought to rebuild you, Jerusalem, To make my Temple beautiful, To make my city glorious.H3519H3844H935H1265H8410H8391H3162H6286H4725H4720H4725H7272H3513 14The descendants of those who oppressed you will come And bow low to show their respect. All who once despised you will worship at your feet. They will call you 'The City of the LORD,' 'Zion, the City of Israel's Holy God.'H1121H6031H1980H7817H5006H7812H3709H7272H7121H5892H3068H6726H6918H3478 15"You will no longer be forsaken and hated, A city deserted and desolate. I will make you great and beautiful, A place of joy forever and ever.H8478H5800H8130H5674H7760H5769H1347H4885H1755H1755 16Nations and kings will care for you As a mother nurses her child. You will know that I, the LORD, have saved you, That the mighty God of Israel sets you free.H3243H2461H1471H3243H7699H4428H3045H3068H3467H1350H46H3290 17"I will bring you gold instead of bronze, Silver and bronze instead of iron and wood, And iron instead of stone. Your rulers will no longer oppress you; I will make them rule with justice and peace.H5178H935H2091H1270H935H3701H6086H5178H68H1270H7760H6486H7965H5065H6666 18The sounds of violence will be heard no more; Destruction will not shatter your country again. I will protect and defend you like a wall; You will praise me because I have saved you.H2555H8085H776H7701H7667H1366H7121H2346H3444H8179H8416 19"No longer will the sun be your light by day Or the moon be your light by night; I, the LORD, will be your eternal light; The light of my glory will shine on you.H8121H216H3119H5051H3394H216H3068H5769H215H430H8597 20Your days of grief will come to an end. I, the LORD, will be your eternal light, More lasting than the sun and moon.H8121H935H3391H622H3068H5769H216H3117H60H7999 21Your people will all do what is right, And will possess the land forever. I planted them, I made them, To reveal my greatness to all.H5971H6662H3423H776H5769H5342H4302H4639H3027H6286 22Even your smallest and humblest family Will become as great as a powerful nation. When the right time comes, I will make this happen quickly. I am the LORD!"H6996H505H6810H6099H1471H3068H2363H6256


Good News Translation. Scripture taken from the Good News Translation in Today’s English Version- Second Edition Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society. Used by Permission. More details.

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