6 “In that day,” says the Lord,
f“I will assemble the lame,
gI will gather the outcast
And those whom I have afflicted;
7 I will make the lame ha remnant,
And the outcast a strong nation;
So the Lord iwill reign over them in Mount Zion
From now on, even forever.
The stronghold of the daughter of Zion,
To you shall it come,
Even the former dominion shall come,
The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.”
jIs there no king in your midst?
Has your counselor perished?
O daughter of Zion,
Like a woman in birth pangs.
For now you shall go forth from the city,
You shall dwell in the field,
And to lBabylon you shall go.
There you shall be delivered;
From the hand of your enemies.
11 oNow also many nations have gathered against you,
Who say, “Let her be defiled,
And let our eye plook upon Zion.”
12 But they do not know qthe thoughts of the Lord,
Nor do they understand His counsel;
For He will gather them rlike sheaves to the threshing floor.
For I will make your horn iron,
And I will make your hooves bronze;
You shall ubeat in pieces many peoples;
vI will consecrate their gain to the Lord,
And their substance to wthe Lord of the whole earth.”
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