Take note of her ramparts; investigate her citadels; that you may speak about them to the next generation.
May peace be within your ramparts, and prosperity within your fortresses."
Teach them to your children, talking about them while sitting in your house, walking on the road, or when you are about to lie down or get up.
Also, when I reach old age and have gray hair, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your power to this generation and your might to the next one.
We will not withhold them from their descendants; we'll declare to the next generation the praises of the LORD his might and awesome deeds that he has performed.
And your people will rebuild the ancient ruins; You'll raise up the age-old foundations, and people will call you "Repairer of Broken Walls,' "Restorer of Streets to Live In.'
Pass it on to your children, and from your children to their children, and from their children to the following generation.
"At that time I will restore David's fallen tent, restoring its torn places. I will restore its ruins, rebuilding it as it was long ago,
Simeon has explained how God first showed his concern for the gentiles by taking from among them a people for his name.