a ruler and commander of nations.”
nations 3 that did not previously know you will run to you,
because of the Lord your God,
the Holy One of Israel, 4
for he bestows honor on you.
55:13 Evergreens will grow in place of thorn bushes,
firs will grow in place of nettles;
they will be a monument to the Lord, 5
a permanent reminder that will remain. 6
2 tn Heb “a nation,” but the singular is collective here, as the plural verbs in the next line indicate (note that both “know” and “run” are third plural forms).
3 tn Heb “a nation,” but the singular is collective here, as the plural verbs that follow indicate.
6 tn Or, more literally, “a permanent sign that will not be cut off.”