God will make Jerusalem safe again
Be ready to show your
Put on your beautiful clothes!
Foreign people who do not
will not attack your city again.
Get up and sit on your
People of Zion, you are no longer
so take the
‘I received no money when I sold you.
And I will not pay anything to make you free again.’
‘Long ago, my people went to live for some time in Egypt.
At a later time, Assyria's army was cruel to them.
says the Lord.
‘An enemy has taken my people away as slaves,
for no good reason.
When all this happens, they will know
that I am the God who speaks to them.
I tell them that I am with them,’
says the Lord.
to bring good news to us!
It is a beautiful thing to see him run towards us!
He has come to tell us that there will be
because God will save our city.
He says to
‘Your God rules as king!’
They all shout together with
They can see for themselves
that the Lord is returning to
but now you can all shout together with joy!
Sing aloud, because the Lord has
He has made Jerusalem safe again.
They can all see his
People all over the world will know
that our God has
Do not touch anything that is
Leave that foreign place!
The people who carry the Lord's special things
must keep themselves
No, the Lord, Israel's God, will keep you safe.
He will lead you at the front,
and he will be your
The Lord's Servant
He will move up to a high place
where people will
they were very
His body became completely
so that he no longer seemed to be a man.
He did not seem to have a human body.
to be very surprised!
Kings will have nothing to say
when they see how great he is.
They will see something new
that nobody had told them about.
They will understand new things
that they had not heard about before.