The glory of the Church in the abundant access of the Gentiles,
Isaiah 60:1 Get the vp by tymes, & be bryght, for thy lyght commeth, & the glory of the Lorde is rysen vp vpon the. Isaiah 60:2 For lo, whyle the darcknesse & cloude couereth the earth and the people, the Lorde shall shewe þe lyght, & his glory shall be sene in þe. Isaiah 60:3 The Gentiles shall come to thy lyght, and kynges to the bryghtnes þt spryngeth forth vpon the. Isaiah 60:4 Lyft vp thyne eyes, & loke rounde aboute the? All these gather themselues, & come to the. Thy Sonnes shall come vnto the from farre, and thy daughters shall gather them selues to the on euery syde. Isaiah 60:5 Then thou shalt se thys: and be gloriouse, thou shalt maruell exceadyngly, and thyne hert shalbe opened: when the abundaunce of the see shalbe conuerted vnto the (that is) when the ryches of the Gentiles shall come vnto the. Isaiah 60:6 The multitude of Camels shall couer the, the dromedaries of Madian & Epha All they of Saba shall come, bryngynge golde & incense, & shewinge the prayse of the Lord. Isaiah 60:7 All the catell of Cedar shalbe gathered vnto the, þe rammes of Nabaioth shall serue þe, to be offred acceptablye vpon myne aulter, which I haue chosen, & in the house of my glory which I haue garnyshed. Isaiah 60:8 But what are these, that fle here lyke the cloudes, & as the doues flyenge to theyr wyndowes? Isaiah 60:9 The Iles also shall wayte for me, & specially the shyppes of Tharsis: that they maye brynge thy sonnes from farre, & theyr syluer & their golde with them, vnto the name of the Lorde thy God, vnto the holy one of Israel, that hath glorifyed the. Isaiah 60:10 Straungers shall buylde vp thy walles, & theyr kynges shall do the seruyce. For when I was angrie, I smote the: and of my mercye, I pardoned þe: Isaiah 60:11 Thy gates shall stande open styll both daye and nyght, and neuer be shut: that the hooste of the Gentiles maye come, and that theyr kinges maye be brought vnto the. Isaiah 60:12 For euery people and kyngdome that serueth not þe, shall perysh, & be distroyed wt vtter destructyon. Isaiah 60:13 The glory of libanus shall come vnto the. The Fyrre trees, Boxes and Cedres together, to garnyshe þe place of my Sanctuary, for I wyll glorifye the place of my fete. Isaiah 60:14 Moreouer, those shall come knelyng vnto the, that haue vexed the: and all they that despysed the, shall fall downe at thy fote. Thou shalt be called the cytie of the Lorde, Sion the cytie of the holy one of Israel.
and the great blessings after a short affliction.
Isaiah 60:15 Because thou hast bene forsaken and hated, so that noman went thorowe the: I wyll make the gloryous for euer and euer, and ioyful thorow out all posterities: Isaiah 60:16 Thou shalt sucke the mylck of the Gentiles, and kynges brestes shall fede the. And thou shalt know, that I the Lorde am thy Sauyoure and redemer, the myghty one of Iacob. Isaiah 60:17 For brasse, wyll I geue the golde, and for yron syluer: for wod brasse, & for stones yron. I will torne thyne oppressyon into peace, & thyne exactyons into ryghteousnes. Isaiah 60:18 Uiolence and robbery shall neuer be hearde of in thy lande, nether harme and destruccyon with in thy borders. Thy walles shalbe called health, and thy gates the prayse of God. Isaiah 60:19 The Sunne shall neuer be thy daye lyght, and the lyght of the Moone shall neuer shyne vnto the: but the Lorde him selfe shalbe thyne euerlastyng lyght, and thy God shalbe thy glory. Isaiah 60:20 Thy Sunne shall neuer go downe, and thy Moone shall not be hydde, for the Lorde hym selfe shalbe thy euerlastynge lyght, and thy sorowfull dayes shalbe ended. Isaiah 60:21 Thy people shalbe all ryghteous, and possesse the lande euer: the floure of my plantynge, the worke of my handes, wherof I wyll reioyce. Isaiah 60:22 Thy yongest and leest shall growe in to a thousande, and the symplest in to a stronge people. I the Lorde shall shortly bringe this thinge to passe in his tyme.