The glory of the Church in the abundant access of the Gentiles,
Isaiah 60:1 Ariseshine, For thy light, hath come,And, the glory of Yahweh, on thee, hath beamed; Isaiah 60:2 For lo! darkness, covereth the earth, And, deep gloom, the peoples,But, on thee, beameth Yahweh, And, his glory, on thee, is seen. Isaiah 60:3 So shall nations come, to thy light, And kings, to the brightness of thy dawning. Isaiah 60:4 Lift upround aboutthine eyes, and see, They all, have gathered themselves togetherhave come to thee,Thy sons, from afar, shall come, And, thy daughters, on the side, shall be carried. Isaiah 60:5 Then, shalt thou see, and be radiant, And thy heart, shall throb and be enlarged,For there shall be turned upon thee the fulness of the sea, The riches of the nations, shall come unto thee; Isaiah 60:6 The multitude of camels, shall cover thee, The young camels of Midian and Ephah, All they of Sheba, shall come,Gold and frankincense, shall they bring, And, the praises of Yahweh, shall they joyfully tell: Isaiah 60:7 All the flocks of Kedar, shall be gathered unto thee, The rams of Nebaioth, shall wait upon thee,They shall come up, with acceptance, on mine altar, And, my beautiful, house, will I adorn. Isaiah 60:8 Who are these, that, As a cloud, do fly? and, As doves to their cotes? Isaiah 60:9 Surely, for me, shall, Coastlands, wait, And the ships of Tarshish, first, To bring in thy sons, from far, Their silver and their gold with them,Unto the name of Yahweh, thy God, And unto the Holy One of Israel, Because he hath adorned thee. Isaiah 60:10 So shall, the sons of the foreigner, build, thy walls, And, their kings, shall wait upon thee,For, in my vexation, I smote thee, But, in my favour, have I had compassion upon thee. Isaiah 60:11 So shall thy gates be opencontinually, Neither day nor night, shall they be shut,That they may bring unto thee the riches of the nations, And, their kings, be led. Isaiah 60:12 For, the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee, shall perish,Yea, the nations, shall be, utterly wasted. Isaiah 60:13 The glory of Lebanon, unto thee, shall come, The fir-tree, the holm-oak, and the sherbin-cedar, together. To adorn the place of my sanctuary, And, the place of my feet, will I make glorious. Isaiah 60:14 Then shall come unto thee, bending low, The sons of them who had humbled thee, Then shall bow down, unto the soles of thy feet, All they who had despised thee; And they shall call theeThe city of Yahweh, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
and the great blessings after a short affliction.
Isaiah 60:15 Instead of thy being forsaken and hated, so that none, used to pass through thee, I will make of theeAn excellency age-abiding, The joy of generation after generation. Isaiah 60:16 And thou shalt derive sweet nourishment from the nations, Yea, on the bounty of kings, shalt thou be sustained,So shalt thou knowThat, I, Yahweh, am thy Saviour, and, That, thy Redeemer, is the Mighty One of Jacob. Isaiah 60:17 Instead of bronze, I will bring in, gold, and, Instead of iron, I will bring in, silver, and, Instead of wood, bronze, and, Instead of stones, iron,And I will appoint the oversight of thee to, Prosperity, And the setting of thy tasks to, Righteousness. Isaiah 60:18 Violence, shall no more be heard, in thy land, Wasting nor destruction, within thy boundaries,But thou shalt call Thy walls, Victory, and, Thy gates, Praise. Isaiah 60:19 Thou shalt no, more, have, the sun, for light by day, neither, for brightness, shall the moon give light unto thee,But, Yahweh, shall become, thine age-abiding light, And, thy God, thine adorning: Isaiah 60:20 No more shall go in, thy sun, Nor, thy moon, withdraw itself,For, Yahweh, will become to thee, an age-abiding light, So shall be ended, the days of thy mourning. Isaiah 60:21 And, thy people, shall, all of them, be righteous, To times age-abiding, shall they possess the land,The sprout of mine own planting, The work of mine own hands,That I may get myself glory. Isaiah 60:22 The little one, shall become a thousand, and, The small one, a mighty nation: IYahweh, in its own season, will hasten it.