Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!
O zion, that bringest good tidings
I was the first to give word of it to Zion, and I gave the good news to Jerusalem.
How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who comes with good news, who gives word of peace, saying that salvation is near; who says to Zion, Your God is ruling!
Now in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in order that the word of the Lord given by the mouth of Jeremiah might come true, the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, was moved by the Lord, so that he made a public statement through all his kingdom, and put it in writing, saying,
And that teaching about a change of heart and forgiveness of sins is to be given to Jerusalem first and to all nations in his name.
But I say, Did not the word come to their ears? Yes, certainly: Their sound has gone out into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.
Now Jotham, on hearing of it, went to the top of Mount Gerizim, and crying out with a loud voice said to them, Give ear to me, you townsmen of Shechem, so that God may give ear to you.
1 Samuel 26:13
Then David went over to the other side, and took his place on the top of a mountain some distance away, with a great space between them;
2 Chronicles 13:4
And Abijah took up his position on Mount Zemaraim, in the hill-country of Ephraim, and said, Give ear to me, O Jeroboam and all Israel:
O jerusalem, that bringest good tidings
The voice of your watchmen! their voices are loud in song together; for they will see him, eye to eye, when the Lord comes back to Zion.
If keeping from food makes you quickly angry, ready for fighting and giving blows with evil hands; your holy days are not such as to make your voice come to my ears on high.
Go up to Lebanon and give a cry; let your voice be loud in Bashan, crying out from Abarim; for all your lovers have come to destruction
But Peter, getting up, with the eleven, said in a loud voice, O men of Judaea, and all you who are living in Jerusalem, take note of this and give ear to my words.
Make strong the feeble hands, give support to the shaking knees.
Give ear to me, you who have knowledge of righteousness, in whose heart is my law; have no fear of the evil words of men, and give no thought to their curses.
Now when they saw that Peter and John were without fear, though they were men of no education or learning, they were greatly surprised; and they took note of them that they had been with Jesus.
So they went away from the Sanhedrin, happy to undergo shame for the Name.
And for me, that words may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make clear without fear the secret of the good news,
Having no fear of those who are against you; which is a clear sign of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
1 Peter 3:14
But you are happy if you undergo pain because of righteousness; have no part in their fear and do not be troubled;
But those will be making sounds of joy; they will be crying loudly from the sea for the glory of the Lord.