14 sSing, O daughter of Zion!
Shout, O Israel!
Be glad and rejoice with all your heart,
O daughter of Jerusalem!
He has cast out your enemy.
You shall 6see disaster no more.
16 In that day vit shall be said to Jerusalem:
“Do not fear;
Zion, wlet not your hands be weak.
17 The Lord your God xin your midst,
The Mighty One, will save;
yHe will rejoice over you with gladness,
He will quiet you with His love,
He will rejoice over you with singing.”
18 “I will gather those who zsorrow over the appointed assembly,
Who are among you,
To whom its reproach is a burden.
I will deal with all who afflict you;
I will save the alame,
And gather those who were driven out;
I will appoint them for praise and fame
In every land where they were put to shame.
20 At that time bI will bring you back,
Even at the time I gather you;
For I will give you 7fame and praise
Among all the peoples of the earth,
When I return your captives before your eyes,”
Says the Lord.
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