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However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob. Many nations will take them and bring them to their land and their own place. The house of Israel will put those nations to conscripted labor in the LORD's land. They will take captive those who were their captors, and will rule continually over those who oppressed them. At the time, when the LORD gives you rest from your suffering, turmoil, and the cruel bondage which they forced you to serve, read more.
you will lift up this song of mockery against the king of Babylon: "How the oppressor has come to an end! How the attacker has ceased!

who says about Cyrus, "He's my shepherd, and he'll carry out everything that I please: He'll say of Jerusalem, "Let it be rebuilt,' and of my Temple, "Let its foundations be laid again.'"'"

"Go out from Babylon, flee from the Chaldeans! With happy shouts, announce and proclaim this to the ends of the earth: Say, "The LORD has redeemed his servant Jacob!'

"For this is what the LORD says: "When Babylon's seventy years are completed, I'll take note of you and will fulfill my good promises to you by bringing you back to this place.

In those days, and at that time," declares the LORD, "the people of Israel will come together with the people of Judah. They'll be weeping as they travel along, and they'll be seeking the LORD their God.

Move away from the middle of Babylon, and go out of the land of the Chaldeans. Be like male goats at the head of the flock.

I'll bring Israel back to his pasture. He will graze on Carmel, on Bashan, on Mt. Ephraim, and on Gilead his hunger will be satisfied.


"Go out from Babylon, flee from the Chaldeans! With happy shouts, announce and proclaim this to the ends of the earth: Say, "The LORD has redeemed his servant Jacob!'

This is what the LORD says to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped to subdue nations before him, as I strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him and gates that cannot keep closed: "I myself will go before you, and he will make the mountains level; I'll shatter bronze doors and cut through iron bars. I'll give you concealed treasures and riches hidden in secret places, so that you'll know that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by name. read more.
For the sake of Jacob my servant, Israel my chosen, I've called you, and he has established you with a name, although you have not acknowledged me. I am the LORD, and there is no other besides me: and there are no gods. I'm strengthening you, although you have not acknowledged me,


"Go out from Babylon, flee from the Chaldeans! With happy shouts, announce and proclaim this to the ends of the earth: Say, "The LORD has redeemed his servant Jacob!'

because you are a holy people to the LORD your God. The LORD your God chose you to be his people, his treasured possession from all the nations on the face of the earth." "It wasn't because you were more numerous than other people of the earth that the LORD committed himself to you and chose you. In fact, you were the least numerous of all the nations. But the LORD loved you and kept his oath that he made to your ancestors. The LORD brought you out with great power from slavery, from the control of Pharaoh, king of Egypt.

That prophet or diviner of dreams must be executed, because he advocated rebellion against the LORD your God, who brought you from the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of slavery, and because he lured you from the way in which the LORD your God instructed you to live. Purge the evil from among you."

But now this is what the LORD says, the one who created you, Jacob, the one who formed you, Israel: "Do not be afraid, because I've redeemed you. I've called you by name; you are mine.

"Blessed be the Lord God of Israel! He has taken care of his people and has set them free.

So I prayed to the LORD and said, "Oh LORD my God, don't destroy your people and your inheritance whom you redeemed by your power. You brought them out from Egypt in a powerful way.

"Don't deny justice to a foreigner or to an orphan, nor take a widow's garment as collateral for a loan. Remember to observe this because you were slaves in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. That is why I am commanding you to do this.

He is remembered for his awesome deeds; the LORD is gracious and compassionate. He prepares food for those who fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant. He revealed his mighty deeds to his people by giving them a country of their own. read more.
Whatever he does is reliable and just, and all his precepts are trustworthy, sustained through all eternity, and fashioned in both truth and righteousness. He sent deliverance to his people; he ordained his covenant to last forever; his name is holy and awesome.

Israel, hope in the LORD! For with the LORD there is gracious love, along with abundant redemption. And he will redeem Israel from all its sins. A Davidic Song of Ascents

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his gracious love is everlasting. Give thanks to the God of gods, for his gracious love is everlasting. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his gracious love is everlasting read more.
To the one who alone does great and wondrous things, for his gracious love is everlasting to the one who by wisdom made the heavens, for his gracious love is everlasting to the one who spread out the earth over the waters, for his gracious love is everlasting to the one who made the great lights, for his gracious love is everlasting the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting and the moon and stars to illumine the night, for his gracious love is everlasting to the one who struck the firstborn of Egypt, for his gracious love is everlasting and brought Israel out from among them, for his gracious love is everlasting with a strong hand and an active arm, for his gracious love is everlasting. To the one who split the Reed Sea in two for his gracious love is everlasting and made Israel pass through the middle of it, for his gracious love is everlasting and cast Pharaoh and his armies into the Reed Sea, for his gracious love is everlasting. To the one who led his people into the wilderness, for his gracious love is everlasting to the one who struck down great kings, for his gracious love is everlasting and killed famous kings, for his gracious love is everlasting including Sihon king of the Amorites, for his gracious love is everlasting and Og king of Bashan, for his gracious love is everlasting and gave their land as an inheritance, for his gracious love is everlasting to Israel his servant as a possession, for his gracious love is everlasting He it is who remembered us in our lowly circumstances, for his gracious love is everlasting and rescued us from our enemies, for his gracious love is everlasting.

Truth is missing, and whoever turns away from evil becomes a prey." "Then the LORD looked, and it displeased him that there was no justice. He saw that there was no one, and was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm brought him victory, and his righteous acts upheld him. He put on righteousness like a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head; he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and wrapped himself in fury like a cloak. read more.
So he will repay according to their action: Anger to his enemies, retribution to his foes; to the coastlands he will render their due. So people will fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glories from the rising of the sun; for he will come as a pent-up stream that the breath of the LORD drives along. "And a Redeemer will come to Zion, to those in Jacob who turn from transgression," says the LORD.

I will recount the gracious deeds of the LORD, the praiseworthy acts of the LORD, according to all the LORD has done for us yes, the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his mercy, according to the abundance of his gracious love. For he said, "Surely they are my people, children who won't act falsely." And so he became their savior. In all their distress he wasn't distressed, but the angel of his presence saved them; in his acts of love and in his acts of pity he redeemed them; he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Nations, listen to this message from the LORD, and declare it in the distant coastlands. Say, "The one who scattered Israel will gather him and keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock." For the LORD will deliver Jacob and redeem him from the hand of one stronger than he.