On that day the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will no longer depend on the one who struck them, but they will faithfully depend on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel.
On that day the Branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of Israel’s survivors.
The remaining Kedarite archers will be few in number.” For the Lord, the God of Israel, has spoken.
They said, “There must be heirs for the survivors of Benjamin, so that a tribe of Israel will not be wiped out.
He thought, “If Esau comes to one camp and attacks it, the remaining one can escape.”
God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance.
But 600 men escaped into the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon and stayed there four months.
1 Kings 19:18
But I will leave 7,000 in Israel—every knee that has not bowed to Baal and every mouth that has not kissed him.”
But what was God’s reply to him? I have left 7,000 men for Myself who have not bowed down to Baal.
2 Kings 19:31
For a remnant will go out from Jerusalem and survivors, from Mount Zion. The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will accomplish this.
For a remnant will go out from Jerusalem and survivors, from Mount Zion. The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will accomplish this.’
“Yet I will leave a remnant when you are scattered among the nations, for throughout the countries there will be some of you who will escape the sword.
But I will spare a few of them from the sword, famine, and plague so they can tell about all their detestable practices among the nations where they go. Then they will know that I am Yahweh.”
Even so, there will be survivors left in it, sons and daughters who will be brought out. Indeed, they will come out to you, and you will observe their conduct and actions. Then you will be consoled about the devastation I have brought on Jerusalem, about all I have brought on it.
They said to me, “The remnant in the province, who survived the exile, are in great trouble and disgrace. Jerusalem’s wall has been broken down, and its gates have been burned down.”
Who is left among you who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to you now? Doesn’t it seem like nothing to you?
When all the Judeans in Moab and among the Ammonites and in Edom and in all the other lands also heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant in Judah and had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, over them,
“But as for the bad figs, so bad they are inedible, this is what the Lord says: in this way I will deal with king Zedekiah of Judah, his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem—those remaining in this land and those living in the land of Egypt.
2 Kings 25:22
Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, over the rest of the people he left in the land of Judah.
Therefore, He will abandon them until the time
when she who is in labor has given birth;
then the rest of His brothers will return
to the people of Israel.
I will leave
a meek and humble people among you,
and they will take refuge in the name of Yahweh.
The remnant of Israel will no longer
do wrong or tell lies;
a deceitful tongue will not be found
in their mouths.
But they will pasture and lie down,
with nothing to make them afraid.