60:16 You will drink the milk of nations;
you will nurse at the breasts of kings. 1
Then you will recognize that I, the Lord, am your deliverer,
you will feed with joy from her milk-filled breasts. 6
1 sn The nations and kings are depicted as a mother nursing her children. Restored Zion will be nourished by them as she receives their wealth as tribute.
4 tn Or “in order that”; ASV, NRSV “that.”
5 tn Heb “you will suck and be satisfied, from her comforting breast.”
6 tn Heb “you will slurp and refresh yourselves from her heavy breast.”
sn Zion’s residents will benefit from and enjoy her great material prosperity. See v. 12.