many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the Lord’s mountain, to the temple of the God of Jacob, so 1 he can teach us his requirements, 2 and 3 we can follow his standards.” 4 For Zion will be the center for moral instruction; 5 the Lord will issue edicts from Jerusalem. 6
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1 tn The prefixed verb form with simple vav (ו) introduces a purpose/result clause after the preceding prefixed verb form (probably to be taken as a cohortative; see IBHS 650 §39.2.2a).
2 tn Heb “his ways.” In this context God’s “ways” are the standards of moral conduct he decrees that people should live by.
3 tn The cohortative with vav (ו) after the prefixed verb form indicates the ultimate purpose/goal of their action.
4 tn Heb “walk in his ways.”
5 tn Heb “for out of Zion will go instruction.”
6 tn Heb “the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”