Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At that time men will trust in their creator; they will depend on the Holy One of Israel.
Then your survivors will remember me among the nations where they are exiled. They will realize how I was crushed by their unfaithful heart which turned from me and by their eyes which lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselves because of the evil they have done and because of all their abominable practices.
I will sprinkle you with pure water and you will be clean from all your impurities. I will purify you from all your idols.
They will not defile themselves with their idols, their detestable things, and all their rebellious deeds. I will save them from all their unfaithfulness by which they sinned. I will purify them; they will become my people and I will become their God.
"At that time," declares the Lord, "you will call, 'My husband'; you will never again call me, 'My master.'
Assyria cannot save us; we will not ride warhorses. We will never again say, 'Our gods' to what our own hands have made. For only you will show compassion to Orphan Israel!"
Their land is full of worthless idols; they worship the product of their own hands, what their own fingers have fashioned.
"When they return to it, they will remove from it all its detestable things and all its abominations.