52:1 Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy
beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth
there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the
52:2 Shake thyself from the dust; arise, [and] sit down, O
Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive
daughter of Zion.
52:3 For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold yourselves for
naught; and ye shall be redeemed without money.
52:4 For thus saith the Lord GOD, My people went down formerly
into Egypt to sojourn there; and the Assyrian oppressed them
52:5 Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my
people is taken away for naught? they that rule over them make
them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day
52:6 Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore [they
shall know] in that day that I [am] he that doth speak: behold,
[it is] I.
52:7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that
bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth
good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith to
Zion, Thy God reigneth!
52:8 Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice
together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when
the LORD shall bring again Zion.
52:9 Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of
Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath
52:10 The LORD hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all
the nations: and all the ends of the earth shall see the
salvation of our God.
52:11 Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from thence, touch no
unclean [thing]; go ye out of the midst of her; be ye clean,
that bear the vessels of the LORD.
52:12 For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for
the LORD will go before you; and the God of Israel [will be]
52:13 Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be
exalted and extolled, and be very high.
52:14 As many were astonished at thee; his visage was so marred
more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:
52:15 So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut
their mouths at him: for [that] which had not been told them
shall they see; and [that] which they had not heard shall they