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Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem,
Which hast drunk at the hand of the Lord the cup

of his fury; Thou hast drunken the dregs of the cup of trem

bling, and wrung them out. There is none to guide her among all the sons whom

she hath brought forth; Neither is there any that taketh her by the hand of

all the sons that she hath brought up. These two things are come unto thee; who shall be

sorry for thee? Desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the

sword: By whom shall I comfort thee? Thy sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the

streets, as a wild bull in a net: They are full of the fury of the Lord, the rebuke of

thy God. Therefore hear now this, thou afflicted, And drunken, but not with wine: Thus saith thy Lord the Lord, And thy God that pleadeth the cause of his people, Behold, I have taken out of thine hand the


of trembling, Even the dregs of the cup of my fury; Thou shalt no more drink it again: But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee;

Which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we

may go over: And thou hast laid thy body as the ground, And as the street, to them that went over.

Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; Put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the

holy city: For henceforth there shall no more come into thee

the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down,

O Jerusalem:
Loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive

daughter of Zion.
For thus saith the Lord,
Ye have sold yourselves for nought;


shall be redeemed without money. For thus saith the Lord God, My people went down aforetime into Egypt to so

journ there; And the Assyrian oppressed them without cause. Now therefore, what have I here, saith the Lord, That my people is taken away for nought? They that rule over them make them to howl, saith

the Lord; And my name continually every day is blasphemed. Therefore my people shall know my name:

Therefore they shall know in that day that I am he

that doth speak: behold, it is I.

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him

that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; That bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth

salvation; That saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth! Thy watchmen shall lift


the voice; With the voice together shall they sing: For they shall see eye to eye, When the Lord shall bring again Zion. Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places

of Jerusalem: For the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath re

deemed Jerusalem. The Lord hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes

of all the nations; And all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation

of our God. Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from thence, touch

no unclean thing; Go ye out of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear

the vessels of the Lord. For ye shall not go out with haste, Nor

go by flight: For the Lord will go before you; And the God of Israel will be your rereward.

Behold, my servant shall deal prudently,
He shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.
As many were astonied at thee;
His visage was so marred more than any man,
And his form more than the sons of men:
So shall he sprinkle many nations;
The kings shall shut their mouths at him:
For that which had not been told them shall they

see; And that which they had not heard shall they con

Who hath believed our report?
And to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed ?
For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant,
And as a root out of a dry ground:
He hath no form nor comeliness;
And when we shall see him, there is no beauty that

we should desire him.
He is despised and rejected of men;
A man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief:
And we hid as it were our faces from him ;
He was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Surely he hath borne our griefs,
And carried our sorrows:
Yet we did esteem him stricken,
Smitten of God, and afflicted.
But he was wounded for our transgressions,

He was bruised for our iniquities:
The chastisement of our peace was upon

And with his stripes we are healed.
All we like sheep have gone astray;
We have turned every one to his own way;
And the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
He was oppressed, and he was afflicted,
Yet he opened not his mouth:
He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter,
And as a sheep before her shearers is dumb,
So he openeth not his mouth.
He was taken from prison and from judgment:
And who shall declare his generation?
For he was cut off out of the land of the living:
For the transgression of my people was he stricken.
And he made his grave with the wicked,
And with the rich in his death;
Because he had done no violence,
Neither was any deceit in his mouth.
Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put

him to grief: When thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, He shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, And the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his

hand. He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be


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