[a]The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;(A)
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.(B)

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  1. Isaiah 9:2 Is 9:1 in Hb

19 Your dead will live; their bodies[a] will rise.(A)
Awake and sing, you who dwell in the dust!
For you will be covered with the morning dew,[b]
and the earth will bring out the departed spirits.

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  1. Isaiah 26:19 Lit live; my body they
  2. Isaiah 26:19 Lit For your dew is a dew of lights

26 The moonlight will be as bright as the sunlight, and the sunlight will be seven times brighter(A)—like the light of seven days—on the day(B) that the Lord bandages His people’s injuries and heals the wounds He inflicted.(C)

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17 Wake yourself, wake yourself up!
Stand up, Jerusalem,
you who have drunk the cup of His fury(A)
from the hand of the Lord;
you who have drunk the goblet to the dregs—
the cup that causes people to stagger.

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Stand up, shake the dust off yourself!
Take your seat, Jerusalem.
Remove the bonds[a] from your neck,
captive Daughter Zion.”

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  1. Isaiah 52:2 Alt Hb tradition reads The bonds are removed

14 for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:

Get up, sleeper,(A) and rise up from the dead,(B)
and the Messiah will shine on you.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 5:14 This poem may have been an early Christian hymn based on several passages in Isaiah; Is 9:2; 26:19; 40:1; 51:17; 52:1; 60:1.

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