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Isaiah 62:2-4 New English Translation (NET Bible)

Nations will see your vindication,
and all kings your splendor.
You will be called by a new name
that the Lord himself will give you.[a]
You will be a majestic crown in the hand of the Lord,
a royal turban in the hand of your God.
You will no longer be called, “Abandoned,”
and your land will no longer be called “Desolate.”
Indeed,[b] you will be called “My Delight is in Her,”[c]
and your land “Married.”[d]
For the Lord will take delight in you,
and your land will be married to him.[e]

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 62:2 tn Heb “which the mouth of the Lord will designate.”
  2. Isaiah 62:4 tn Or “for”; KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV “but.”
  3. Isaiah 62:4 tn Hebrew חֶפְצִי־בָהּ (kheftsi vah), traditionally transliterated “Hephzibah” (so KJV, ASV, NIV).
  4. Isaiah 62:4 tn Hebrew בְּעוּלָה (beʿulah), traditionally transliterated “Beulah” (so KJV, ASV, NIV).
  5. Isaiah 62:4 tn That is, the land will be restored to the Lord’s favor and once again enjoy his blessing and protection. To indicate the land’s relationship to the Lord, the words “to him” have been supplied at the end of the clause.
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