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Then the messenger who was speaking with me, said unto me, Proclaim thou, saying, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I am jealous for Jerusalem, and for Zion, with a great jealousy;
So he said unto him, Run, speak unto this young man, saying: Like open villages, shall Jerusalem remain, for the multitude of men and cattle in her midst;
Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I am jealous for Zion with a great jealousy, - Yea, with great wrath, am I jealous for her.
Comfort ye - comfort ye my people, - Saith your God.
For, thus, saith Yahweh, - That as soon as there are fulfilled to Babylon seventy years, I will visit you, - and establish for you my good word, by causing you to return unto this place.
Thou therefore do not fear O my Servant Jacob Urgeth Yahweh, Neither be thou dismayed, O Israel, For behold me! saving thee from afar And thy seed out of the land of their captivity, - Then shall Jacob return, and rest and be quiet, And there shall be none to make him afraid;
From afar, Yahweh hath appeared unto me, Yea with an age-abiding love, have I loved thee, For this cause, have I prolonged to thee lovingkindness.
In that day, will I raise up the pavilion of David, that is lying prostrate, - and wall up the breaches of them, and, his ruins, will I raise up, and will build it, as in the days of age-past times:
Sing out, O daughter of Zion, shout aloud, O Israel, - rejoice and exult with all thy heart, O daughter Jerusalem: