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Isaiah 60 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Glory of Zion

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:1 - “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:2 - See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:3 - Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:4 - “Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble and come to you; your sons come from afar, and your daughters are carried on the hip.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - Then you will look and be radiant, your heart will throb and swell with joy; the wealth on the seas will be brought to you, to you the riches of the nations will come.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:6 - Herds of camels will cover your land, young camels of Midian and Ephah. And all from Sheba will come, bearing gold and incense and proclaiming the praise of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:7 - All Kedar’s flocks will be gathered to you, the rams of Nebaioth will serve you; they will be accepted as offerings on my altar, and I will adorn my glorious temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:8 - “Who are these that fly along like clouds, like doves to their nests?

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - Surely the islands look to me; in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,[fn] bringing your children from afar, with their silver and gold, to the honor of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has endowed you with splendor.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:10 - “Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in anger I struck you, in favor I will show you compassion.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:11 - Your gates will always stand open, they will never be shut, day or night, so that people may bring you the wealth of the nations— their kings led in triumphal procession.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:12 - For the nation or kingdom that will not serve you will perish; it will be utterly ruined.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:13 - “The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary; and I will glorify the place for my feet.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:14 - The children of your oppressors will come bowing before you; all who despise you will bow down at your feet and will call you the City of the LORD, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:15 - “Although you have been forsaken and hated, with no one traveling through, I will make you the everlasting pride and the joy of all generations.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:16 - You will drink the milk of nations and be nursed at royal breasts. Then you will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior, your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:17 - Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron. Instead of wood I will bring you bronze, and iron in place of stones. I will make peace your governor and well-being your ruler.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:18 - No longer will violence be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction within your borders, but you will call your walls Salvation and your gates Praise.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:19 - The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:20 - Your sun will never set again, and your moon will wane no more; the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow will end.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:21 - Then all your people will be righteous and they will possess the land forever. They are the shoot I have planted, the work of my hands, for the display of my splendor.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:22 - The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation. I am the LORD; in its time I will do this swiftly.”
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