1 - Jerusalem. Stand up! Shine!
2 - Your new day is dawning.
1 - The glory of the Lord shines brightly on
2 - The earth and its people are covered with
1 - but the glory of the Lord is shining upon
2 - Nations and kings will come to the light
of your dawning day.
1 - The Lord said:
2 - Open your eyes! Look around! Crowds are
1 - Your sons are on their way from distant
2 - your daughters are being carried like
1 - When you see this, your faces will glow;
2 - your hearts will pound and swell with
1 - Treasures from across the sea and the
wealth of nations will be brought to you.
2 - Your country will be covered with
caravans of young camels from Midian and Ephah.
1 - The people of Sheba will bring gold and
spices in praise of me, the Lord.
2 - Every sheep of Kedar will come to you;
1 - rams from Nebaioth will be yours as well.
2 - I will accept them as offerings and bring
honor to my temple,
1 - says the Lord.
2 - What is that sailing by like clouds or
like doves flying home?
1 - On those distant islands your people are
waiting for me, the Lord.
2 - Seagoing ships lead the way to bring them
home with their silver and gold.
1 - I, the holy Lord God of Israel, do this
2 - to honor your people, so they will honor
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