1. Awake! Awake! Put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful robes, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for never again shall come to you the uncircumcised and the unclean ones.
2. Shake yourself from the dust; rise up! Sit, Jerusalem! Free yourself from your neckbands, O captive daughter of Zion,
3. For thus says the LORD, “You were sold for nothing; and you shall be redeemed without money.”
4. For thus says the Lord GOD, “My people went down at first into Egypt to sojourn there; and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.
5. Now therefore, what have I here,” says the LORD, “that My people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them howl,” says the LORD; “and without ceasing My name is blasphemed every day.
6. Therefore My people shall know My name, thus it shall be in that day, for I am He Who speaks; behold, it is I.”
7. How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good tidings, who publishes peace; who brings good news, who publishes salvation; who says to Zion, “Your God reigns!”
8. The voice of Your watchmen shall be lifted up! They lift up the voice together; they sing aloud, for they shall see eye to eye, when the LORD returns again to Zion.
9. Break out, sing together, you waste places of Jerusalem; for the LORD has comforted His people; He has redeemed Jerusalem.
10. The LORD has bared His holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.
11. Depart! Depart! Go out from there! Touch not the unclean. Go out of her midst; purify yourself, you who bear the vessels of the LORD,
12. For you 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 rear guard.
13. Behold, My Servant shall rule well; He shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.
15. So shall He sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths because of Him; for they will see that which was not told to them; yea, what they had not heard, shall they consider.
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