Isaiah 26:2
Good News Translation
Open the city gates and let the faithful nation enter, the nation whose people do what is right.

Contemporary English Version
Open the city gates for a law-abiding nation that is faithful to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Open ye the gates, and let the just nation, that keepeth the truth, enter in.

New American Bible
Open up the gates that a righteous nation may enter, one that keeps faith.

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Open ye the gates, and let the just nation, that keepeth the truth, enter in.

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Isaiah 60:11 And thy gates shall be open continually: they shall not be shut day nor night, that the strength of the Gentiles may be brought to thee, and their kings may be brought.

Isaiah 62:10 Go through, go through the gates, prepare the way for the people, make the road plain, pick out the stones, and lift up the standard to the people.

Psalm 118:20 This is the gate of the Lord, the just shall enter into it.

Ezekiel 48:31-34 And the gates of the city according to the names of the tribes of Israel, three gates on the north side, the gate of Ruben one, the gate of Juda one, the gate of Levi one. . . .

Zechariah 8:20 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities,

Acts 2:47 Praising God and having favour with all the people. And the Lord increased daily together such as should be saved.

Revelation 21:24 And the nations shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth shall bring their glory and honour into it.

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Isaiah 60:21 And thy people shall be all just, they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hand to glorify me.

Exodus 19:6 And you shall be to me a priestly kingdom, and a holy nation. These are the words thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:6-8 And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation. . . .

Psalm 106:5 That we may see the good of thy chosen, that we may rejoice in the joy of thy nation: that thou mayst be praised with thy inheritance.

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

2 Peter 3:13 But we look for new heavens and a new earth according to his promises, in which justice dwelleth.

Revelation 5:9 And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book and to open the seals thereof: because thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation:

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Jude 1:3 Dearly beloved, taking all care to write unto you concerning your common salvation, I was under a necessity to write unto you: to beseech you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Context
A Song of Trust in God's Provision
1In that day shall this canticle be sung in the land of Juda. Sion the city of our strength a saviour, a wall and a bulwark shall be set therein. 2Open ye the gates, and let the just nation, that keepeth the truth, enter in.3The old error is passed away: thou wilt keep peace: peace, because we have hoped in thee.…
Cross References
Psalm 24:7
Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in.

Psalm 118:19
Open ye to me the gates of justice: I will go in to them, and give praise to the Lord.

Isaiah 45:25
Therefore shall he say: In the Lord are my justices and empire: they shall come to him, and all that resist him shall be confounded.

Isaiah 54:14
And thou shalt be founded in justice: depart far from oppression, for thou shalt not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near thee.

Isaiah 54:17
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper: and every tongue that resisteth thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of the Lord, and their justice with me, saith the Lord.

Isaiah 58:8
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health shall speedily arise, and thy justice shall go before thy face, and the glory of the Lord shall gather thee up.

Isaiah 60:11
And thy gates shall be open continually: they shall not be shut day nor night, that the strength of the Gentiles may be brought to thee, and their kings may be brought.

Isaiah 60:18
Iniquity shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction in thy borders, and salvation shall possess thy walls, and praise thy gates.

Isaiah 60:21
And thy people shall be all just, they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hand to glorify me.

Isaiah 61:3
To appoint to the mourners of Sion, and to give them a crown for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, a garment of praise for the spirit of grief: and they shall be called in it the mighty ones of justice, the planting of the Lord to glorify him.

Isaiah 62:1
For Sion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for the sake of Jerusalem, I will not rest till her just one come forth as brightness, and her saviour be lighted as a lamp.

Isaiah 62:2
And the Gentiles shall see thy just one, and all kings thy glorious one: and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of the Lord shall name.

Isaiah 62:10
Go through, go through the gates, prepare the way for the people, make the road plain, pick out the stones, and lift up the standard to the people.

Additional Translations
Open the gates that a righteous nation may enter—one that remains faithful.Open you the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in.

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth faith may enter in.

Open ye the gates, let the nation enter that keeps righteousness, and keeps truth,

Open ye the gates, and the righteous nation which keepeth faithfulness shall enter in.

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth truth may enter in.

Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the truth may enter in.

Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter: the one which keeps faith.

Open ye the gates, that enter may a righteous nation, Preserving stedfastness.
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