1 Let the desert and the dry lands be glad, let the wasteland rejoice and bloom; like the asphodel,
Isa 51:3 Isa 55:12-13 Ezek 36:35 Hos 14:5-6 Isa 4:2 Isa 27:6 Isa 29:17
2 let it burst into flower, let it rejoice and sing for joy. The glory of Lebanon is bestowed on it, the splendour of Carmel and Sharon; then they will see the glory of Yahweh, the splendour of our God.
Isa 60:13 Isa 25:9 Isa 55:12-13 Isa 40:5 Isa 60:1-3 Amos 9:13-15 Rom 10:15
3 Strengthen all weary hands, steady all trembling knees
Heb 12:12 Job 4:3-4 Acts 18:23 Isa 57:14-16 Luke 22:32 Isa 40:1-2 Job 16:5
4 and say to the faint-hearted, 'Be strong! Do not be afraid. Here is your God, vengeance is coming, divine retribution; he is coming to save you.'
Isa 61:2 Isa 28:16 Hab 2:3 Isa 34:8 1Chr 28:20 2Tim 2:1 Dan 10:19
5 Then the eyes of the blind will be opened, the ears of the deaf unsealed,
Isa 42:6-7 Isa 32:3-4 Luke 7:20-23 Isa 29:18 Isa 50:4 Eph 5:14 John 9:39
6 then the lame will leap like a deer and the tongue of the dumb sing for joy; for water will gush in the desert and streams in the wastelands,
John 5:8-9 Luke 11:14 Isa 32:4 Matt 9:32-33 Matt 12:22 Acts 3:2 Acts 3:6-8
7 the parched ground will become a marsh and the thirsty land springs of water; the lairs where the jackals used to live will become plots of reed and papyrus.
Isa 13:22 Isa 34:13 Isa 49:10 1Cor 6:9-11 1John 5:19-20 Acts 26:18 Hos 1:10-11
8 And through it will run a road for them and a highway which will be called the Sacred Way; the unclean will not be allowed to use it; He will be the one to use this road, the fool will not stray along it.
Matt 7:13-14 Heb 12:14 Heb 10:20-23 1Pet 1:14-15 Titus 2:11-14 Isa 42:16 John 14:6
9 No lion will be there, no ferocious beast set foot on it, nothing of the sort be found; it will be used by the redeemed.
Isa 62:12 1Pet 1:18 Exod 15:13 Ezek 34:25 Gal 3:13 Hos 2:18 Isa 11:6-9
10 For those whom Yahweh has ransomed will return, they will come to Zion shouting for joy, their heads crowned with joy unending; rejoicing and gladness will escort them and sorrow and sighing will take flight.
Rev 21:4 Isa 25:8 Isa 30:19 Isa 65:19 1Tim 2:6 Isa 51:10-11 Isa 60:20