My people will live in peaceful dwellings, in secure homes and in undisturbed resting places.
You, too, are being built in him, along with the others, into a place for God's Spirit to dwell.
Be silent, every living thing, in the presence of the LORD, because he is emerging from his Holy Place."
For this is what the LORD says, who created the heavens he is God, and the one who formed the earth and made it, and he is the one who established it; he didn't create itfor chaos, but formed it to be inhabited "I am the LORD and there is no other.
He has also held in eternal chains those angels who did not keep their own position but abandoned their assigned place. They are held in deepest darkness for judgment on the great day.
I'll give them to those who are seeking their lives and to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and his officers. Then afterwards, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
"I'll lead my people, my nation of Israel, across you mountains, and they will take possession of you again, and you'll be their inheritance once more. Never again will you leave them robbed of children.
I'm going to make the entire house of Israel grow every single member and their cities will be inhabited with all the ruins rebuilt.
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "At the same time that I cleanse you from all of your guilt, I'll make your cities become inhabited again and the desolate wastelands will be rebuilt.
They will say, "This wasteland has become like the garden of Eden, and what used to be desolate ruins are now fortified and inhabited."
I'll make both the population and the livestock increase throughout your territories. They'll increase and be fruitful. I'll make your territories to be settled like you were in the past, and you will be treated better than you ever were before. At that time you will know that I am the LORD.
But Judah will live forever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation.
Isn't this what the LORD proclaimed through the former prophets, when a prosperous Jerusalem was inhabited, as were its surrounding cities, the Negev, and the Shephelah?'"
People will live there, there will be no more destruction, and Jerusalem will be safely inhabited."