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  • Isaiah 60:1-6

    Jerusalem’s coming radiance

    60 Arise! Shine! Your light has come;
        the Lord’s glory has shone upon you.
    Though darkness covers the earth
        and gloom the nations,
        the Lord will shine upon you;
        God’s glory will appear over you.
    Nations will come to your light
        and kings to your dawning radiance.

    Lift up your eyes and look all around:
        they are all gathered; they have come to you.
    Your sons will come from far away,
        and your daughters on caregivers’ hips.
    Then you will see and be radiant;
        your heart will tremble and open wide,
        because the sea’s abundance will be turned over to you;
        the nations’ wealth will come to you.
    Countless camels will cover your land,
        young camels from Midian and Ephah.
    They will all come from Sheba,
        carrying gold and incense,
        proclaiming the Lord’s praises.