Isaiah 65:18

NET ©

But be happy and rejoice forevermore over what I am about to create! For look, I am ready to create Jerusalem to be a source of joy, and her people to be a source of happiness.

NIV ©

But be glad and rejoice for ever in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight and its people a joy.

NASB ©

"But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create; For behold, I create Jerusalem for rejoicing And her people for gladness.

NLT ©

Be glad; rejoice forever in my creation! And look! I will create Jerusalem as a place of happiness. Her people will be a source of joy.

MSG ©

Look ahead with joy. Anticipate what I'm creating: I'll create Jerusalem as sheer joy, create my people as pure delight.

BBE ©

But men will be glad and have joy for ever in what I am making; for I am making Jerusalem a delight, and her people a joy.

NRSV ©

But be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight.

NKJV ©

But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create; For behold, I create Jerusalem as a rejoicing, And her people a joy.

KJV
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NET © [draft] ITL
But
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be happy
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and rejoice
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forevermore
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over what I
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to be a source of happiness
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NET © Notes

map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.

tn Heb “Jerusalem, joy.” The next verse suggests the meaning: The Lord will create Jerusalem to be a source of joy to himself.

tn Heb “her people, happiness.” See the preceding note.