Sing,3 O barren, thou [that] didst not bear;1 break forth3 into singing, and cry aloud,16 thou [that] didst not travail with child:1 for more [are] the children of the desolate6 than the children of the married wife,7 saith1 the LORD.
Enlarge54 the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth55 the curtains of thine habitations: spare4 not, lengthen54 thy cords, and strengthen16 thy stakes;
For thou shalt break forth4 on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit4 the Gentiles, and make the desolate12 cities to be inhabited.55
Fear4 not; for thou shalt not be ashamed:4 neither be thou confounded;11 for thou shalt not be put to shame:55 for thou shalt forget4 the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember4 the reproach of thy widowhood any more.
For thy Maker6 [is] thine husband;6 the LORD of hosts [is] his name; and thy Redeemer6 the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.11
For the LORD hath called1 thee as a woman forsaken7 and grieved7 in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused,11 saith1 thy God.
For a small moment have I forsaken1 thee; but with great mercies will I gather17 thee.
In a little wrath I hid52 my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy14 on thee, saith1 the LORD thy Redeemer.6
For this [is as] the waters of Noah unto me: for [as] I have sworn8 that the waters of Noah should no more go over2 the earth; so have I sworn8 that I would not be wroth2 with thee, nor rebuke2 thee.
For the mountains shall depart,4 and the hills be removed;4 but my kindness shall not depart4 from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed,4 saith1 the LORD that hath mercy18 on thee.
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest,6 [and] not comforted,30 behold, I will lay56 thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations1 with sapphires.
And I will make1 thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, 688 and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
And all thy children [shall be] taught of the LORD; and great [shall be] the peace of thy children.
In righteousness shalt thou be established:113 thou shalt be far3 from oppression; for thou shalt not fear:4 and from terror; for it shall not come near4 thee.
Behold, they shall surely2 gather together,4 [but] not by me: whosoever shall gather together1 against thee shall fall4 for thy sake.
Behold, I have created1 the smith that bloweth6 the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth56 an instrument for his work; and I have created1 the waster56 to destroy.15
No weapon that is formed93 against thee shall prosper;4 and every tongue [that] shall rise4 against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn.55 This [is] the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness [is] of me, saith7 the LORD.