Bible: Isaiah 61:3-7
61:3 to strengthen those who mourn in Zion,
by giving them a turban, instead of ashes,
oil symbolizing joy, 1 instead of mourning,
They will be called oaks of righteousness, 4
trees planted by the
61:4 They will rebuild the perpetual ruins
and restore the places that were desolate; 6
they will reestablish the ruined cities,
the places that have been desolate since ancient times.
foreigners will work in your fields and vineyards.
61:6 You will be called, ‘the
servants of our God.’ 9
You will enjoy 10 the wealth of nations
61:7 Instead of shame, you will get a double portion; 13
instead of humiliation, they will rejoice over the land they receive. 14
Yes, 15 they will possess a double portion in their land
and experience lasting joy.