instead of humiliation, they will rejoice over the land they receive. 2
Yes, 3 they will possess a double portion in their land
and experience lasting joy.
61:8 For I, the Lord, love justice
and hate robbery and sin.
I will repay them because of my faithfulness; 4
I will make a permanent covenant with them.
1 tn Heb “instead of your shame, a double portion.”
2 tn Heb “and [instead of] humiliation they will rejoice [over] their portion.” The term תָחָת (takhat, “instead of”) is understood by ellipsis (note the preceding line).
3 tn Heb “therefore” (so KJV, NASB); NIV “and so.”
4 tn Heb “in faithfulness”; NASB, NRSV, NLT “faithfully.”