To (A)grant those who mourn in Zion,
Giving them a garland instead of ashes,
The (B)oil of gladness instead of mourning,
The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting.
So they will be called [a](C)oaks of righteousness,
The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 61:3 Or terebinths

11 Behold, the Lord has proclaimed to the (A)end of the earth,
(B)Say to the daughter of Zion, “Lo, your (C)salvation comes;
(D)Behold His reward is with Him, and His recompense before Him.”

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17 Then you will (A)know that I am the Lord your God,
Dwelling in Zion, My (B)holy mountain.
So Jerusalem will be (C)holy,
And (D)strangers will pass through it no more.

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For this is contained in [a]Scripture:

(A)Behold, I lay in Zion a choice stone, a (B)precious corner stone,
And he who believes in [b]Him will not be [c]disappointed.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:6 Or a scripture
  2. 1 Peter 2:6 Or it
  3. 1 Peter 2:6 Or put to shame

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