The fervent desire of the prophet to confirm the Church in God's promises.
Isaiah 62:1 For Zion's sake, will I not hold my peace, And, for Jerusalem's sake, will I not rest,Until her righteousness, go forth as brightness, And, her salvation, as a torch that is lighted. Isaiah 62:2 So shall nations see, thy righteousness, And all kings, thy glory; And thou shalt be called by a new name, which, the mouth of Yahweh, will name. Isaiah 62:3 Then shalt thou becomeA crown of adorning, in the hand of Yahweh, and, A royal diadem, in the hand of thy God. Isaiah 62:4 Thou shalt he termed no longer-Forsaken, Nor shall, thy land, be termed any longer, A desolation, But, thou, shalt be called, Hephzibah [="My delight is in her"], And, thy land, Beulah [="married"],For Yahweh hath found delight, in thee, And, thy land, shall be married.
The office of the ministers (unto which they are incited) in preaching the Gospel,
Isaiah 62:5 For, a young man, marrieth, a virgin, Thy sons, marry thee! And, the bridegroom, rejoiceth, over, the brideThy God, rejoiceth over thee. Isaiah 62:6 Upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, have I appointed watchmen, All the day and all the night through, let them not hold their peace,O ye that put Yahweh in mind, Do not take rest, to yourselves, Isaiah 62:7 Neither give rest, unto him, Until he establish, and until he set forth Jerusalem, as a praise in the earth! Isaiah 62:8 Sworn, hath YahwehBy his own right hand, and, By his own strong, arm,Surely I will give thy corn, no more, as food to thine enemies, Nor shall the sons of the foreigner drink, thy new wine, for which thou hast toiled; Isaiah 62:9 But, they who have garnered it, shall eat it, and praise Yahweh,And, they who have gathered in its clusters, shall drink it, in my holy, courts.
and preparing the people thereto.
Isaiah 62:10 Pass ye through, pass ye through the gates, Prepare ye the way of the people,Cast ye up, cast ye up the highway, Clear it of stones, Lift ye high a standard, unto the peoples. Isaiah 62:11 Lo! Yahweh, hath sent a message unto the end of the earth: Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Lo! thy Salvation, is coming,Lo! his reward, is with him, And, his recompense, before him: Isaiah 62:12 So shall men call themThe holy, people, The redeemed of Yahweh,And, thou, shalt be calledSought out, A city, not forsaken.