you will be excited and your heart will swell with pride. 2
For the riches of distant lands 3 will belong to you
and the wealth of nations will come to you.
60:16 You will drink the milk of nations;
you will nurse at the breasts of kings. 4
Then you will recognize that I, the Lord, am your deliverer,
1 tn Or “shine,” or “be radiant” (NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).
2 tn Heb “and it will tremble and be wide, your heart.”
3 tn Heb “the wealth of the sea,” i.e., wealth that is transported from distant lands via the sea.
4 sn The nations and kings are depicted as a mother nursing her children. Restored Zion will be nourished by them as she receives their wealth as tribute.