They will graze beside the roads;
on all the slopes they will find pasture.
Rejoice, O earth!
Let the mountains give a joyful shout!
For the Lord consoles his people
and shows compassion to the 5 oppressed.
1 tn Heb “to say.” In the Hebrew text the infinitive construct is subordinated to what precedes.
2 tn Heb “in darkness” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV); NLT “the prisoners of darkness.”
3 tn Heb “show yourselves” (so ASV, NAB, NASB).
4 tn Or “O heavens.” The Hebrew term שָׁמַיִם (shamayim) may be translated “heavens” or “sky” depending on the context.
5 tn Heb “his” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).