DOUBLE COMPENSATION FOR THE SUFFERING OF YEARS
ISAIAH 61:7 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.
ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Double compensation for the suffering of years.
MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY 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.
BARNES' NOTES That is, you shall be permitted to rejoice in the augmented privileges which you shall enjoy. They will be more than a compensation for all the calamities which you have been called to endure.
*They will be more than a compensation for all the calamities which you have been called to endure.