Break forth into joy, sing together, you waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.…
Those that share in mercies ought to join in praises. Here is matter for joy and praise.
I. GOD'S PEOPLE WILL HAVE THE COMFORT OF THIS SALVATION; and what is the matter of our rejoicing ought to be the matter of our thanksgiving.
II. GOD WILL HAVE THE GLORY OF IT (ver. 10).
III. ALL THE WORLD WILL HAVE THE BENEFIT OF IT. "All the ends of the earth," etc.
( M. Henry.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.