Isaiah 61:7
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New International Version
Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.

New Living Translation
Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.

English Standard Version
Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.

New American Standard Bible
Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion. Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs.

King James Bible
For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Because your shame was double, and they cried out, "Disgrace is their portion," therefore, they will possess double in their land, and eternal joy will be theirs.

International Standard Version
Instead of your shame you will receive double, and instead of disgrace people will shout with joy over your inheritance; therefore you will inherit a double portion in their land; everlasting joy will be yours."

NET Bible
Instead of shame, you will get a double portion; instead of humiliation, they will rejoice over the land they receive. Yes, they will possess a double portion in their land and experience lasting joy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will receive a double measure of wealth instead of your shame. You will sing about your wealth instead of being disgraced. That is why you will have a double measure of wealth in your land. You will have everlasting joy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For your shame which was double, And for that they rejoiced: 'Confusion is their portion'; Therefore in their land they shall possess double, Everlasting joy shall be unto them.

New American Standard 1977
Instead of your shame you will have a double portion,
            And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion.
            Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land,
            Everlasting joy will be theirs.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Instead of your double shame, and your dishonour, they shall praise you in your inheritance; therefore in your land ye shall possess double, and ye shall have everlasting joy.

King James 2000 Bible
Instead of your shame you shall have double; and instead of confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

American King James Version
For your shame you shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be to them.

American Standard Version
Instead of your shame ye shall have double; and instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess double; everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For your double confusion and shame, they shall praise their part: therefore shall they receive double in their land, everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Darby Bible Translation
Instead of your shame [ye shall have] double; instead of confusion they shall celebrate with joy their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double; everlasting joy shall be unto them.

English Revised Version
For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Webster's Bible Translation
For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be to them.

World English Bible
Instead of your shame [you shall have] double; and instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess double; everlasting joy shall be to them.

Young's Literal Translation
Instead of your shame and confusion, A second time they sing of their portion, Therefore in their land A second time do they take possession, Joy age-during is for them.
Study Bible
The Year of the Lord's Favor
6But you will be called the priests of the LORD; You will be spoken of as ministers of our God. You will eat the wealth of nations, And in their riches you will boast. 7Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion. Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs. 8For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery in the burnt offering; And I will faithfully give them their recompense And make an everlasting covenant with them.…
Word Study

For your shame
bosheth  (bo'-sheth)
shame (the feeling and the condition, as well as its cause); by implication (specifically) an idol -- ashamed, confusion, + greatly, (put to) shame(-ful thing).

ye shall have double
mishneh  (mish-neh')
a repetition, i.e. a duplicate (copy of a document), or a double (in amount); by implication, a second (in order, rank, age, quality or location)

and for confusion
klimmah  (kel-im-maw')
disgrace -- confusion, dishonour, reproach, shame.

they shall rejoice
ranan  (raw-nan')
to creak (or emit a stridulous sound), i.e. to shout (usually for joy)

in their portion
cheleq  (khay'lek)
smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment -- flattery, inheritance, part, partake, portion.

therefore in their land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.

they shall possess
yarash  (yaw-rash')
to occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

the double
mishneh  (mish-neh')
a repetition, i.e. a duplicate (copy of a document), or a double (in amount); by implication, a second (in order, rank, age, quality or location)

everlasting
`owlam  (o-lawm')
concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always

joy
simchah  (sim-khaw')
blithesomeness or glee, (religious or festival) -- exceeding(-ly), gladness, joy(-fulness), mirth, pleasure, rejoice(-ing).

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
61:4-9 Promises are here made to the Jews returned out of captivity, which extend to all those who, through grace, are delivered out of spiritual thraldom. An unholy soul is like a city that is broken down, and has no walls, like a house in ruins; but by the power of Christ's gospel and grace, it is fitted to be a habitation of God, through the Spirit. When, by the grace of God, we attain to holy indifference as to the affairs of this world; when, though our hands are employed about them, our hearts are not entangled with them, but preserved entire for God and his service, then the sons of the alien are our ploughmen and vine-dressers. Those whom He sets at liberty, he sets to work. His service is perfect freedom; it is the greatest honour. All believers are made, to our God, kings and priests; and always ought to conduct themselves as such. Those who have the Lord for their portion, have reason to say, that they have worthy portion, and to rejoice in it. In the fulness of heaven's joys we shall receive more than double for all our services and sufferings. God desires truth, and therefore hates all injustice. Nor will it justify any man's robbery to say, it was for burnt-offerings; and that robbery is most hateful which is under this pretence. Let the children of godly parents be such, that all may see the fruits of a good education; an answer to the prayers for them, in the fruit of God's blessing.
Cross References
Psalm 16:11
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Psalm 126:5
Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

Isaiah 40:2
"Speak kindly to Jerusalem; And call out to her, that her warfare has ended, That her iniquity has been removed, That she has received of the LORD'S hand Double for all her sins."

Isaiah 51:11
So the ransomed of the LORD will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, And everlasting joy will be on their heads. They will obtain gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Isaiah 54:4
"Fear not, for you will not be put to shame; And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; But you will forget the shame of your youth, And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Isaiah 60:21
"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.

Isaiah 65:13
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry. Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty. Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Zechariah 8:12
For there will be peace for the seed: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce and the heavens will give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.

Zechariah 9:12
Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.
Treasury of Scripture

For your shame you shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be to them.

your shame

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Deuteronomy 21:17 But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated for the firstborn, …

2 Kings 2:9 And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said to …

Job 42:10 And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his …

Zechariah 9:12 Turn you to the strong hold, you prisoners of hope: even to day do …

2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us …

everlasting

Isaiah 35:10 And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with …

Isaiah 51:11 Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing …

Isaiah 60:19,20 The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness …

Psalm 16:11 You will show me the path of life: in your presence is fullness of …

Matthew 25:46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous …

2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which …

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