1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 The prophet, for the comfort of the Gentiles, prophesieth the amplitude of their Church, 4 their safety, 6 their certain deliverance out of affliction, 11 their fair edification, 15 and their sure preservation.
54:1 ¶ Sing, O barren, she hath not borne! Break forth with singing, and cry aloud, She hath not brought forth! For more [are] the sons of the desolate, Than the sons of the married one, said Jehovah.
54:2 Enlarge the place of thy tent, And the curtains of thy tabernacles they stretch out, Restrain notlengthen thy cords, And thy pins make strong.
54:3 For right and left thou breakest forth, And thy seed doth nations possess,
54:4 And desolate cities they cause to be inhabited. Fear not, for thou art not ashamed, Nor blush, for thou art not confounded, For the shame of thy youth thou forgettest, And the reproach of thy widowhood Thou dost not remember any more.
54:7 In a small moment I have forsaken thee, And in great mercies I do gather thee,
54:9 For, the waters of Noah [is] this to Me, In that I have swornthe waters of Noah Do not pass again over the earthSo I have sworn, Wrath is not upon thee, Nor rebuke against thee.
54:11 ¶ O afflicted, storm-tossed, not comforted, Lo, I am laying with cement thy stones, And have founded thee with sapphires,
54:12 And have made of agate thy pinnacles, And thy gates of carbuncle stones, And all thy border of stones of delight,
54:14 In righteousness thou establishest thyself, Be far from oppression, for thou fearest not, And from ruin, for it cometh not near unto thee.
54:15 Lo, he doth diligently assemble without My desire, Who hath assembled near thee? By thee he falleth!
54:16 Lo, II have prepared an artisan, Blowing on a fire of coals, And bringing out an instrument for his work, And I have prepared a destroyer to destroy.
54:17 ¶ No weapon formed against thee prospereth, And every tongue rising against thee, In judgment thou condemnest. This [is] the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah, And their righteousness from me, an affirmation of Jehovah!
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