Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the LORD thy Redeemer.
I was angry at my people; I defiled my special possession and handed them over to you. You showed them no mercy; you even placed a very heavy burden on old people.
For I will not be hostile forever or perpetually angry, for then man's spirit would grow faint before me, the life-giving breath I created.
But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted. I was a little displeased with them, but they have only made things worse for themselves.
I will wait patiently for the Lord, who has rejected the family of Jacob; I will wait for him.
Yes, you are a God who keeps hidden, O God of Israel, deliverer!
For the music director; a psalm of David. How long, Lord, will you continue to ignore me? How long will you pay no attention to me?
Do not reject me! Do not push your servant away in anger! You are my deliverer! Do not forsake or abandon me, O God who vindicates me!
The nations will know that the house of Israel went into exile due to their iniquity, for they were unfaithful to me. So I hid my face from them and handed them over to their enemies; all of them died by the sword.
Pay attention and come to me! Listen, so you can live! Then I will make an unconditional covenantal promise to you, just like the reliable covenantal promises I made to David.
But the Lord continually shows loyal love to his faithful followers, and is faithful to their descendants,
In a far-off land the Lord will manifest himself to them. He will say to them, 'I have loved you with an everlasting love. That is why I have continued to be faithful to you.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,
1 Timothy 1:16
But here is why I was treated with mercy: so that in me as the worst, Christ Jesus could demonstrate his utmost patience, as an example for those who are going to believe in him for eternal life.