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.”