you will feed with joy from her milk-filled breasts. 3
66:12 For this is what the Lord says:
“Look, I am ready to extend to her prosperity that will flow like a river,
the riches of nations will flow into her like a stream that floods its banks. 4
You will nurse from her breast 5 and be carried at her side;
you will play on her knees.
1 tn Or “in order that”; ASV, NRSV “that.”
2 tn Heb “you will suck and be satisfied, from her comforting breast.”
3 tn Heb “you will slurp and refresh yourselves from her heavy breast.”
sn Zion’s residents will benefit from and enjoy her great material prosperity. See v. 12.
4 tn Heb “Look, I am ready to extend to her like a river prosperity [or “peace”], and like an overflowing stream, the riches of nations.”