Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Because of Zion I will not keep quiet, and because of Jerusalem I will take no rest, till her righteousness goes out like the shining of the sun, and her salvation like a burning light.

New American Standard Bible

For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,
And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,
Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness,
And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

King James Version

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.

Holman Bible

I will not keep silent because of Zion,
and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem,
until her righteousness shines like a bright light
and her salvation, like a flaming torch.

International Standard Version

"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.

A Conservative Version

For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

American Standard Version

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burneth.

Amplified

For Zion’s sake I (Isaiah) will not be silent,
And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,
Until her righteousness and vindication go forth as brightness,
And her salvation goes forth like a burning torch.

Darby Translation

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Julia Smith Translation

For sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for sake of Jerusalem I will not rest till its justice shall go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a flame shall burn.

King James 2000

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burns.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the sake of Zion I will not be silent, and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude, until her righteousness goes out like the bright light, and her salvation burns like a torch.

Modern King James verseion

For Zion's sake I will not be silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness goes out as brightness, and her salvation as a burning lamp.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Zion's sake therefore will I not hold my tongue, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not cease: until their righteousness break forth as a shining light, and their salvation as a burning lamp.

NET Bible

"For the sake of Zion I will not be silent; for the sake of Jerusalem I will not be quiet, until her vindication shines brightly and her deliverance burns like a torch."

New Heart English Bible

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

The Emphasized Bible

For Zion's sake, will I not hold my peace, And for Jerusalem's sake, will I not rest, - Until her righteousness, go forth as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that is lighted.

Webster

For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until its righteousness shall go forth as brightness, and its salvation as a lamp that burneth.

World English Bible

For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Zion's sake I am not silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I do not rest, Till her righteousness go out as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that burneth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

sake will I not hold my peace
חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

sake I will not rest
שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

and the salvation
ישׁוּעה 
Y@shuw`ah 
Usage: 78

thereof as a lamp
לפּד לפּיד 
Lappiyd 
Usage: 14

References

Context Readings

Zion's New Identity

1 Because of Zion I will not keep quiet, and because of Jerusalem I will take no rest, till her righteousness goes out like the shining of the sun, and her salvation like a burning light. 2 And the nations will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory: and you will have a new name, given by the mouth of the Lord.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:18

But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.

Isaiah 62:6-7

I have put watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will not keep quiet day or night: you who are the Lord's recorders, take no rest,

Psalm 98:1-3

O make a new song to the Lord, because he has done works of wonder; with his right hand, and with his holy arm, he has overcome.

Psalm 98:1-16

O make a new song to the Lord, because he has done works of wonder; with his right hand, and with his holy arm, he has overcome.

Isaiah 32:15-17

Till the spirit comes on us from on high, and the waste land becomes a fertile field, and the fertile field is changed into a wood.

Matthew 5:16

Even so let your light be shining before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Luke 2:30-32

For my eyes have seen your salvation,

Philippians 2:15-16

So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

Hebrews 7:25

So that he is fully able to be the saviour of all who come to God through him, because he is ever living to make prayer to God for them.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a special people, a holy nation, priests and kings, a people given up completely to God, so that you may make clear the virtues of him who took you out of the dark into the light of heaven.

Psalm 51:18

Do good to Zion in your good pleasure, building up the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 51:18-9

Do good to Zion in your good pleasure, building up the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 137:6

If I let you go out of my thoughts, and if I do not put Jerusalem before my greatest joy, let my tongue be fixed to the roof of my mouth.

Isaiah 1:26-27

And I will give you judges again as at the first, and wise guides as in the past; then you will be named, The Town of Righteousness, the true town.

Isaiah 51:5-6

Suddenly will my righteousness come near, and my salvation will be shining out like the light; the sea-lands will be waiting for me, and they will put their hope in my strong arm.

Isaiah 51:9

Awake! awake! put on strength, O arm of the Lord, awake! as in the old days, in the generations long past. Was it not by you that Rahab was cut in two, and the dragon Wounded?

Isaiah 61:10-11

I will be full of joy in the Lord, my soul will be glad in my God; for he has put on me the clothing of salvation, covering me with the robe of righteousness, as the husband puts on a fair head-dress, and the bride makes herself beautiful with jewels.

Micah 4:2

And a number of nations will go and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will give us knowledge of his ways and we will be guided by his word: for from Zion the law will go out, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

Zechariah 2:12

And Judah will be the Lord's heritage in the holy land, and Jerusalem will again be his.

Luke 10:2

And he said to them, There is much grain ready to be cut, but not enough workers: so make prayer to the Lord of the grain-fields that he will send workers to get in the grain.

2 Thessalonians 3:1

For the rest, my brothers, let there be prayer for us that the word of the Lord may go forward with increasing glory, even as it does with you;

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