1 Awake! Awake! Put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful robes, O
Jerusalem, the Holy City. For never again shall the uncircumcised and unclean come into
2 Shake yourself from the dust; rise up! Sit down, Jerusalem! Loose yourself from your
neckbands, O captive daughter of Zion.
3 For thus says Jehovah, You have sold yourselves for nothing; and you shall be
redeemed without silver.
4 For thus says the Lord Jehovah, My people went down before into Egypt to stay there;
and the Assyrian oppressed them without cause.
5 Now therefore, what have I here, says Jehovah, that My people are taken away for
nothing? Those who rule make them howl, says Jehovah; and My name is continually
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 bringing good tidings,
proclaiming peace; bringing good news, proclaiming salvation; who says to Zion, Your
8 Your watchmen shall lift up the voice! They shall lift up the voice together in a
resounding cry; for they shall see eye to eye, when Jehovah brings Zion back.
9 Break forth together into a resounding cry of joy, you waste places of Jerusalem! For
Jehovah has comforted His people; He has redeemed Jerusalem.
10 Jehovah 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 yourselves, you who bear the vessels of Jehovah.
12 For you shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight; for Jehovah will go before you;
and the God of Israel gathers you.
13 Behold, My Servant shall deal with insight; He shall be exalted and extolled, and be
14 Just as many were astonished at You (His appearance was disfigured more than any
man, and His form more than the sons of mankind);
15 so shall He sprinkle many nations. Kings shall shut their mouths at Him; for that
which had not been told to them, they shall see; and what they had not heard, they shall