Isaiah 62
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1  For Tzions sake will I not hold My peace, and for Yerushalayims sake I will not rest, until her triumph go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

א  לְמַעַן צִיּוֹן לֹא אֶחֱשֶׁה וּלְמַעַן יְרוּשָׁלִַם לֹא אֶשְׁקוֹט עַד יֵצֵא כַנֹּגַהּ צִדְקָהּ וִישׁוּעָתָהּ כְּלַפִּיד יִבְעָר.

2  And the nations shall see thy triumph, and all kings thy glory; and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of Hashem shall mark out.

ב  וְרָאוּ גוֹיִם צִדְקֵךְ וְכָל מְלָכִים כְּבוֹדֵךְ וְקֹרָא לָךְ שֵׁם חָדָשׁ אֲשֶׁר פִּי יְהוָה יִקֳּבֶנּוּ.

3  Thou shalt also be a crown of beauty in the hand of Hashem, and a royal diadem in the open hand of thy God.

ג  וְהָיִית עֲטֶרֶת תִּפְאֶרֶת בְּיַד יְהוָה וצנוף (וּצְנִיף) מְלוּכָה בְּכַף אֱלֹהָיִךְ.

4  Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken, neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate; but thou shalt be called, My delight is in her, and thy land, Espoused; for Hashem delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be espoused.

ד  לֹא יֵאָמֵר לָךְ עוֹד עֲזוּבָה וּלְאַרְצֵךְ לֹא יֵאָמֵר עוֹד שְׁמָמָה כִּי לָךְ יִקָּרֵא חֶפְצִי בָהּ וּלְאַרְצֵךְ בְּעוּלָה כִּי חָפֵץ יְהוָה בָּךְ וְאַרְצֵךְ תִּבָּעֵל.

5  For as a young man espouseth a virgin, so shall thy sons espouse thee; and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.

ה  כִּי יִבְעַל בָּחוּר בְּתוּלָה יִבְעָלוּךְ בָּנָיִךְ וּמְשׂוֹשׂ חָתָן עַל כַּלָּה יָשִׂישׂ עָלַיִךְ אֱלֹהָיִךְ.

6  I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Yerushalayim, they shall never hold their peace day nor night: ‘Ye that are Hashem’S remembrancers, take ye no rest,

ו  עַל חוֹמֹתַיִךְ יְרוּשָׁלִַם הִפְקַדְתִּי שֹׁמְרִים כָּל הַיּוֹם וְכָל הַלַּיְלָה תָּמִיד לֹא יֶחֱשׁוּ הַמַּזְכִּרִים אֶת יְהוָה אַל דֳּמִי לָכֶם.

7  And give Him no rest, till He establish, and till He make Yerushalayim a praise in the earth.’

v’-AL ti-t’-NU da-MEE lo ad y’-kho-NAYN v’-AD ya-SEEM et y’-ru-sha-LA-yim t’-hi-LAH ba-A-retz

ז  וְאַל תִּתְּנוּ דֳמִי לוֹ עַד יְכוֹנֵן וְעַד יָשִׂים אֶת יְרוּשָׁלִַם תְּהִלָּה בָּאָרֶץ.

62:7   And give Him no rest

The Hebrew word for silence or rest in this verse is ‘damee’ (דמי). Interestingly, the same Hebrew word, ‘dam’ (דם), means blood.  Commentators explain the connection in light of Ezekiel 16:6 “by your blood you shall live.” The hidden meaning behind this verse is, “by your silence you shall live.” In relationships, the truism “silence is golden” can protect against an insensitive remark. So too when it comes to our relationship with God. Oftentimes we cannot comprehend His ways and we become frustrated and even angry with the suffering we see in this world. Nevertheless, we must try to emulate Aaron’s example after losing two of his sons; according to the Bible, “Aaron was silent” (Leviticus 10:3).

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8  Hashem hath sworn by His right hand, and by the arm of His strength: Surely I will no more give thy corn to be food for thine enemies; and strangers shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured;

ח  נִשְׁבַּע יְהוָה בִּימִינוֹ וּבִזְרוֹעַ עֻזּוֹ אִם אֶתֵּן אֶת דְּגָנֵךְ עוֹד מַאֲכָל לְאֹיְבַיִךְ וְאִם יִשְׁתּוּ בְנֵי נֵכָר תִּירוֹשֵׁךְ אֲשֶׁר יָגַעַתְּ בּוֹ.

9  But they that have garnered it shall eat it, and praise Hashem, and they that have gathered it shall drink it in the courts of My sanctuary.

ט  כִּי מְאַסְפָיו יֹאכְלֻהוּ וְהִלְלוּ אֶת יְהוָה וּמְקַבְּצָיו יִשְׁתֻּהוּ בְּחַצְרוֹת קָדְשִׁי.

10  Go through, go through the gates, clear ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway, gather out the stones; lift up an ensign over the peoples.

י  עִבְרוּ עִבְרוּ בַּשְּׁעָרִים פַּנּוּ דֶּרֶךְ הָעָם סֹלּוּ סֹלּוּ הַמְסִלָּה סַקְּלוּ מֵאֶבֶן הָרִימוּ נֵס עַל הָעַמִּים.

11  Behold, Hashem hath proclaimed unto the end of the earth: say ye to the daughter of Tzion: ‘Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, His reward is with Him, and His recompense before Him.’

יא  הִנֵּה יְהוָה הִשְׁמִיעַ אֶל קְצֵה הָאָרֶץ אִמְרוּ לְבַת צִיּוֹן הִנֵּה יִשְׁעֵךְ בָּא הִנֵּה שְׂכָרוֹ אִתּוֹ וּפְעֻלָּתוֹ לְפָנָיו.

12  And they shall call them the holy people, The redeemed of Hashem; and thou shalt be called Sought out, a city not forsaken.

יב  וְקָרְאוּ לָהֶם עַם הַקֹּדֶשׁ גְּאוּלֵי יְהוָה וְלָךְ יִקָּרֵא דְרוּשָׁה עִיר לֹא נֶעֱזָבָה.

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Isaiah 62