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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Isaiah 4:1-6

4  And seven women will actually grab hold of one man in that day,+ saying: “We shall eat our own bread and wear our own mantles; only may we be called by your name* to take away our reproach.”+  In that day what Jehovah makes sprout*+ will come to be for decoration and for glory,+ and the fruitage of the land* will be something to be proud of+ and something beautiful for those of Israel who have escaped.*+  And it must occur that the ones remaining* in Zion and the ones left over* in Jerusalem will be said to be holy to him,+ everyone written down for life in Jerusalem.+  When Jehovah* will have washed away the excrement of the daughters of Zion+ and he will rinse+ away even the bloodshed*+ of Jerusalem from within her by the spirit of judgment and by the spirit of burning down,+  Jehovah will also certainly create over every established place of Mount Zion+ and over her convention place a cloud by day and a smoke, and the brightness of a flaming fire+ by night;+ because over all the glory there will be a shelter.+  And there will come to be a booth for a shade by day from the dry heat,+ and for a refuge and for a hiding place from the rainstorm and from the precipitation.+

Footnotes

Lit., “may your name be called upon us.”
Or, “the sprouting (sprout) of Jehovah.” T, “the Messiah (Christ) of Jehovah.”
Or, “the earth.” Heb., ha·ʼa′rets.
Lit., “what has escaped of Israel,” that is, the escaped ones.
Lit., “what remains,” that is, the remnant.
Lit., “what is left over.”
One of 134 scribal changes from YHWH to ʼAdho·nai′. See App 1B.
Or, “bloodguilt; bloody deeds.” Lit., “bloods.”