Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion; build thou the walls of Jerusalem.
Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are burned with fire; come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no longer in reproach.
For God will protect Zion and will rebuild the cities of Judah; they shall dwell there and inherit it.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; those that love thee shall be brought into rest.
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, my right hand shall be forgotten.
The LORD, he who builds up Jerusalem; shall gather together the outcasts of Israel.
For the LORD shall surely comfort Zion; he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of singing.
And they shall build up out of thee the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the fallen foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent
Ye that have escaped the sword, go away, do not tarry: remember the LORD for many days, and remember Jerusalem.
Know therefore and understand that from the going forth of the word to cause the people to return and to build Jerusalem unto the Anointed Prince, there shall be seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks, while the street shall be built again and the wall, even in troublous times.
In the day that thy walls shall be built unto thee, in that day shall the decree of thy slavery be far removed.
For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about and will be the glory in the midst of her.
Beside those things that are without, my daily combat is the welfare of all the congregations .
having marked out beforehand the way for us to be adopted as sons by Jesus Christ in himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself,