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.
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.’
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 guard at the back.