On that day you will say: "I will praise You, LORD, although You were angry with me. Your anger has turned away, and You have had compassion on me.
Sing for joy, Daughter Zion; shout loudly, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all [your] heart, Daughter Jerusalem!
The LORD has removed your punishment; He has turned back your enemy. The King of Israel, the LORD, is among you; you need no longer fear harm.
On that day it will be said to Jerusalem: "Do not fear; Zion, do not let your hands grow weak.
The LORD your God is among you, a warrior who saves. He will rejoice over you with gladness. He will bring [you] quietness with His love. He will delight in you with shouts of joy."
I will gather those who have been driven from the appointed festivals; [They will be] a tribute from you, and reproach [on her].
Yes, at that time I will deal with all who afflict you. I will save the lame and gather the scattered; I will make those who were disgraced throughout the earth receive praise and fame.
At that time I will bring you back, yes, at the time I will gather you. I will make you famous and praiseworthy among all the peoples of the earth, when I restore your fortunes before your eyes. Yahweh has spoken.
Look! He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, including those who pierced Him. And all the families of the earth will mourn over Him. This is certain. Amen.
After this I heard something like the loud voice of a vast multitude in heaven, saying: Hallelujah! Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God,
because His judgments are true and righteous, because He has judged the notorious prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality; and He has avenged the blood of His servants that was on her hands.
A second time they said: Hallelujah! Her smoke ascends forever and ever!
Then the 24 elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God, who is seated on the throne, saying: Amen! Hallelujah!
A voice came from the throne, saying: Praise our God, all you His servants, you who fear Him, both small and great!
Then I heard something like the voice of a vast multitude, like the sound of cascading waters, and like the rumbling of loud thunder, saying: Hallelujah-- because our Lord God, the Almighty, has begun to reign!
Let us be glad, rejoice, and give Him glory, because the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has prepared herself.
I will wait for the Lord, who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob. I will wait for Him.
Yes, LORD, we wait for You in the path of Your judgments. Our desire is for Your name and renown.
I long for You in the night; yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You, for when Your judgments are [in] the land, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
Therefore the LORD is waiting to show you mercy, and is rising up to show you compassion, for the LORD is a just God. Happy are all who wait patiently for Him.
For you people will live on Zion in Jerusalem and will never cry again. He will show favor to you at the sound of your cry; when He hears, He will answer you.
I wait for Your salvation, LORD.
Wait for the LORD; be courageous and let your heart be strong. Wait for the LORD.
Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will act,
making your righteousness shine like the dawn, your justice like the noonday.
Be silent before the LORD and wait expectantly for Him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the man who carries out evil plans.
[For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.] I am at rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him.
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will never be shaken.
Rest in God alone, my soul, for my hope comes from Him.
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken.
My salvation and glory depend on God; my strong rock, my refuge, is in God.
But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.
There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel's consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
Simeon took Him up in his arms, praised God, and said:
Now, Master, You can dismiss Your slave in peace, according to Your word.
For my eyes have seen Your salvation.
And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits-- we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
Now in this hope we were saved, yet hope that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees?
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
while we wait for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
as you wait for and earnestly desire the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be on fire and be dissolved, and the elements will melt with the heat.
He who testifies about these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly." Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!
Indeed, God is my salvation. I will trust [Him] and not be afraid. Because Yah, the LORD, is my strength and my song, He has become my salvation."
You will joyfully draw water from the springs of salvation,
and on that day you will say: "Give thanks to the LORD; proclaim His name! Celebrate His deeds among the peoples. Declare that His name is exalted.
Sing to the LORD, for He has done glorious things. Let this be known throughout the earth.
Cry out and sing, citizen of Zion, for the Holy One of Israel is among you in [His] greatness."
Be glad for Jerusalem and rejoice over her, all who love her. Rejoice greatly with her, all who mourn over her--
so that you may nurse and be satisfied from her comforting breast and drink deeply and delight yourselves from her glorious breasts.
For this is what the LORD says: I will make peace flow to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flood; you will nurse and be carried on [her] hip, and bounced on [her] lap.
As a mother comforts her son, so I will comfort you, and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.
You will see, you will rejoice, and you will flourish like grass; then the LORD's power will be revealed to His servants, but He will show His wrath against His enemies.
so that I may declare all Your praises. I will rejoice in Your salvation within the gates of Daughter Zion.
Let us shout for joy at your victory and lift the banner in the name of our God. May the LORD fulfill all your requests.
[For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.] LORD, the king finds joy in Your strength. How greatly he rejoices in Your victory!
Come, let us shout joyfully to the LORD, shout triumphantly to the rock of our salvation!
[A psalm of thanksgiving.] Shout triumphantly to the LORD, all the earth.
Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your King is coming to you; He is righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Also through Him, we have obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write to you again about this is no trouble for me and is a protection for you.
For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh--
You rejoice in this, though now for a short time you have had to be distressed by various trials
You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,