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Isaiah 60:16

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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,

your protector, 2  the powerful ruler of Jacob. 3 

Isaiah 66:11

Context

66:11 For 4  you will nurse from her satisfying breasts and be nourished; 5 

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.

2 tn Or “redeemer.” See the note at 41:14.

3 sn See 1:24 and 49:26.

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.



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