3 For behold, the days are coming,’ says the Lord, ‘that aI will bring back from captivity My people Israel and Judah,’ says the Lord. b‘And I will cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall possess it.’ ”
‘We have heard a voice of trembling,
Of 1fear, and not of peace.
So why do I see every man with his hands on his loins
cLike a woman in labor,
And all faces turned pale?
7 dAlas! For that day is great,
eSo that none is like it;
And it is the time of Jacob’s trouble,
But he shall be saved out of it.
Lit. male can give birth