Isaiah 62:6-7

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

they should keep praying all day and all night.

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

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

until he makes Jerusalem the pride of the earth.

sn The speaker here is probably the prophet.

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.

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

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

tn Heb “[the object of] praise.”