62:1 “For the sake of Zion I will not be silent;
for the sake of Jerusalem 1 I will not be quiet,
until her vindication shines brightly 2
and her deliverance burns like a torch.”
they should keep praying all day and all night. 4
You who pray to 5 the Lord, don’t be silent!
until he makes Jerusalem the pride 7 of the earth.
2 tn Heb “goes forth like brightness.”
3 sn The speaker here is probably the prophet.
4 tn Heb “all day and all night continually they do not keep silent.” The following lines suggest that they pray for the Lord’s intervention and restoration of the city.
5 tn Or “invoke”; NIV “call on”; NASB, NRSV “remind.”
6 tn “Jerusalem” is supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons; note the following line.
7 tn Heb “[the object of] praise.”