60:3 Nations come to your light,
kings to your bright light.
They all gather and come to you –
your sons come from far away
and your daughters are escorted by guardians.
you will be excited and your heart will swell with pride. 3
For the riches of distant lands 4 will belong to you
and the wealth of nations will come to you.
60:16 You will drink the milk of nations;
you will nurse at the breasts of kings. 5
Then you will recognize that I, the Lord, am your deliverer,
1 tn Heb “Lift up around your eyes and see!”
2 tn Or “shine,” or “be radiant” (NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).
3 tn Heb “and it will tremble and be wide, your heart.”
4 tn Heb “the wealth of the sea,” i.e., wealth that is transported from distant lands via the sea.
5 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.