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Isaiah 52 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Lord’s Coming Salvation

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:1 - Awake, awake,
put on your strength, O Zion;
put on your beautiful garments,
O Jerusalem, the holy city;
for there shall no more come into you
the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:2 - Shake yourself from the dust and arise;
be seated, O Jerusalem;
loose the bonds from your neck,
O captive daughter of Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:3 - For thus says the LORD: “You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:4 - For thus says the Lord GOD: “My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there, and the Assyrian oppressed them for nothing.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:5 - Now therefore what have I here,” declares the LORD, “seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Their rulers wail,” declares the LORD, “and continually all the day my name is despised.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:6 - Therefore my people shall know my name. Therefore in that day they shall know that it is I who speak; here I am.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:7 - How beautiful upon the mountains
are the feet of him who brings good news,
who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness,
who publishes salvation,
who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:8 - The voice of your watchmen—they lift up their voice;
together they sing for joy;
for eye to eye they see
the return of the LORD to Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:9 - Break forth together into singing,
you waste places of Jerusalem,
for the LORD has comforted his people;
he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:10 - The LORD has bared his holy arm
before the eyes of all the nations,
and all the ends of the earth shall see
the salvation of our God.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:11 - Depart, depart, go out from there;
touch no unclean thing;
go out from the midst of her; purify yourselves,
you who bear the vessels of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:12 - For you shall not go out in haste,
and you shall not go in flight,
for the LORD will go before you,
and the God of Israel will be your rear guard.

He Was Pierced for Our Transgressions

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:13 - Behold, my servant shall act wisely;[fn]
he shall be high and lifted up,
and shall be exalted.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:14 - As many were astonished at you—
his appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance,
and his form beyond that of the children of mankind—

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:15 - so shall he sprinkle[fn] many nations;
kings shall shut their mouths because of him;
for that which has not been told them they see,
and that which they have not heard they understand.
ESV Footnotes
Or the Assyrian has oppressed them of late
Or shall prosper
Or startle
ESV

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016 by Crossway Books and Bibles, a Publishing Ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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