Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.
Because you favor Zion, do what is good for her! Fortify the walls of Jerusalem!
For God will deliver Zion and rebuild the cities of Judah, and his people will again live in them and possess Zion.
The Lord rebuilds Jerusalem, and gathers the exiles of Israel.
In the future the mountain of the Lord's temple will endure as the most important of mountains, and will be the most prominent of hills. All the nations will stream to it,
This is the plan I have devised for the whole earth; my hand is ready to strike all the nations."
"I hate their deeds and thoughts! So I am coming to gather all the nations and ethnic groups; they will come and witness my splendor.
I will rebuild you, my dear children Israel, so that you will once again be built up. Once again you will take up the tambourine and join in the happy throng of dancers.
I will restore Judah and Israel and will rebuild them as they were in days of old.
The sky declares his justice, and all the nations see his splendor.
"Arise! Shine! For your light arrives! The splendor of the Lord shines on you!
to strengthen those who mourn in Zion, by giving them a turban, instead of ashes, oil symbolizing joy, instead of mourning, a garment symbolizing praise, instead of discouragement. They will be called oaks of righteousness, trees planted by the Lord to reveal his splendor.
You wrongly evict widows among my people from their cherished homes. You defraud their children of their prized inheritance.
"You there! Flee from the northland!" says the Lord, "for like the four winds of heaven I have scattered you," says the Lord.