to punish the sin of those who live on the earth.
The earth will display the blood shed on it;
it will no longer cover up its slain. 2
60:2 For, look, darkness covers the earth
and deep darkness covers 3 the nations,
but the Lord shines on you;
his splendor 4 appears over you.
65:17 For look, I am ready to create
new heavens and a new earth! 5
The former ones 6 will not be remembered;
no one will think about them anymore. 7
1 tn Heb “out of his place” (so KJV, ASV).
3 tn The verb “covers” is understood by ellipsis (note the preceding line).
4 tn Or “glory” (so most English versions); TEV “the brightness of his presence.”
6 tn Or perhaps, “the former things” (so ASV, NASB, NIV, NRSV); TEV “The events of the past.”
7 tn Heb “and they will not come up on the mind.”