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Isaiah 62:6-7

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62:6 I 1  post watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem;

they should keep praying all day and all night. 2 

You who pray to 3  the Lord, don’t be silent!

62:7 Don’t allow him to rest until he reestablishes Jerusalem, 4 

until he makes Jerusalem the pride 5  of the earth.

1 sn The speaker here is probably the prophet.

2 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.

3 tn Or “invoke”; NIV “call on”; NASB, NRSV “remind.”

4 tn “Jerusalem” is supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons; note the following line.

5 tn Heb “[the object of] praise.”



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