Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.
And Ephraim will be like a man of war, and their hearts will be glad as with wine; and their children will see it with joy; their hearts will be glad in the Lord.
So you have sorrow now: but I will see you again, and your hearts will be glad, and no one will take away your joy.
Your dead will come back; their dead bodies will come to life again. Those in the dust, awaking from their sleep, will send out a song; for your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the shades.
This will give strength to your flesh, and new life to your bones.
A glad heart makes a healthy body, but a crushed spirit makes the bones dry.
The hand of the Lord had been on me, and he took me out in the spirit of the Lord and put me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones;
I will put right their errors; freely will my love be given to them, for my wrath is turned away from him.
Give ear to the word of the Lord, you who are in fear at his word: your countrymen, hating you, and driving you out because of my name, have said, Let the Lord's glory be made clear, so that we may see your joy; but they will be put to shame.
Your fate will be the sword, and you will all go down to death: because when my voice came to you, you made no answer; you did not give ear to my word; but you did what was evil in my eyes, desiring what was not pleasing to me.
For, starting his journey from Babylon on the first day of the first month, he came to Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month, by the good help of his God.
And by the help of our God they got for us Ish-sechel, one of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah with his sons and brothers, eighteen;
Then you will again see how the upright man is different from the sinner, and the servant of God from him who is not.
But only a great fear of being judged, and of the fire of wrath which will be the destruction of the haters of God.
Then you are to be glad before the Lord your God, you and your son and your daughter, your man-servant and your woman-servant, and the Levite who is with you, and the man from a strange country, and the child without a father, and the widow, who are living among you, in the place marked out by the Lord your God as a resting-place for his name.
But men will be glad and have joy for ever in what I am making; for I am making Jerusalem a delight, and her people a joy.
And as for those who were against me, who would not have me for their ruler, let them come here, and be put to death before me.