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The LORD says, "O Jerusalem, you suffering, helpless city, with no one to comfort you, I will rebuild your foundations with precious stones.
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O poor little one, tossed with tempest, without all comfort, behold I will lay thy stones in order, and will lay thy foundations with sapphires,
Isaiah 54:6 For the Lord hath called thee as a woman forsaken and mourning in spirit, and as a wife cast off from her youth, said thy God.
Isaiah 49:14 And Sion said: The Lord hath forsaken me, and the Lord hath forgotten me.
Isaiah 51:17-19,23 Arise, arise, stand up, O Jerusalem, which hast drunk at the hand of the Lord the cup of his wrath; thou hast drunk even to the bottom of the cup of dead sleep, and thou hast drunk even to the dregs. . . .
Isaiah 52:1-5 Arise, arise, put on thy strength, O Sion, put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the city of the Holy One: for henceforth the uncircumcised, and unclean shall no more pass through thee. . . .
Isaiah 60:15 Because thou wast forsaken, and hated, and there was none that passed through thee, I will make thee to be an everlasting glory, a joy unto generation and generation:
Exodus 2:23 Now after a long time the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel groaning, cried out because of the works: and their cry went up unto God from the works.
Exodus 3:2,7 And the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he saw that the bush was on fire, and was not burnt. . . .
Deuteronomy 31:17 And my wrath shall be kindled against them in that day: and I will forsake them, and will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured: all evils and afflictions shall find them, so that they shall say in that day: In truth it is because God is not with me, that these evils have found me.
Psalm 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the just; but out of them all will the Lord deliver them.
Psalm 129:1-3 A gradual canticle. Often have they fought against me from my youth, let Israel now say. . . .
Jeremiah 30:17 For I will close up thy scar, and will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord. Because they have called thee, O Sion, an outcast: This is she that hath none to seek after her.
John 16:20-22,33 Amen, amen, I say to you, that you shall lament and weep, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be made sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. . . .
Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.
Revelation 11:3-10 And I will give unto my two witnesses: and they shall prophesy, a thousand two hundred sixty days, clothed in sackcloth. . . .
Revelation 12:13-17 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman who brought forth the man child. . . .
Matthew 8:24 And behold a great tempest arose in the sea, so that the boat was covered with waves, but he was asleep.
Acts 27:18-20 And we, being mightily tossed with the tempest, the next day they lightened the ship. . . .
Lamentations 1:1,2,16,17,21 Aleph. How doth the city sit solitary that was full of people! how is the mistress of the Gentiles become as a widow: the princes of provinces made tributary! . . .
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1 Kings 5:17 And the king commanded that they should bring great stones, costly stones, for the foundation of the temple, and should square them:
1 Chronicles 29:2 And I with all my ability have prepared the expenses for the house of my God. Gold for vessels of gold, and silver for vessels of silver, brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, wood for things of wood: and onyx stones, and stones like alabaster, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble of Paros in great abundance.
Ezekiel 40:1 In the five and twentieth year of our captivity, in the beginning of the year, the tenth day of the month, the fourteenth year after the city was destroyed: in the selfsame day the hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me thither.
Ezekiel 41:1 And he brought me into the temple, and he measured the fronts six cubits broad on this side, and six cubits on that side, the breadth of the tabernacle.
Ezekiel 42:1 And he brought me forth into the outward court by the way that leadeth to the north, and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate building, and over against the house toward the north.
Ephesians 2:20 Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone:
1 Peter 2:4-6 Unto whom coming, as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men but chosen and made honourable by God: . . .
Revelation 21:18-21 And the building of the wall thereof was of jasper stone: but the city itself pure gold like to clear glass. . . .
Exodus 24:10 And they saw the God of Israel: and under his feet as it were a work of sapphire stone, and as the heaven, when clear.
Exodus 28:17-20 And thou shalt set in it four rows of stones . In the first row shall be a sardius stone, and a topaz, and an emerald: . . .
Exodus 39:10-14 And he set four rows of precious stones in it. In the first row was a sardius, a topaz, an emerald. . . .
Songs 5:14 His hands are turned and as of gold, full of hyacinths. His belly as of ivory, set with sapphires.
Ezekiel 1:26 And above the firmament that was over their heads, was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of the sapphire stone, and upon the likeness of the throne, was the likeness of the appearance of a man above upon it.
Ezekiel 10:1 And I saw and behold in the firmament that was over the heads of the cherubims, there appeared over them as it were the sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.
ContextFuture Blessings for Zion
…10For the mountains shall be moved, and the hills shall tremble; but my mercy shall not depart from thee, and the covenant of my peace shall not be moved: said the Lord that hath mercy on thee. 11O poor little one, tossed with tempest, without all comfort, behold I will lay thy stones in order, and will lay thy foundations with sapphires,12And I will make thy bulwarks of jasper: and thy gates of graven stones, and all thy borders of desirable stones.…
And the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper: the second, sapphire: the third; a chalcedony: the fourth, an emerald:
It shall not be compared with the dyed colours of India, or with the most precious stone sardonyx, or the sapphire.
His hands are turned and as of gold, full of hyacinths. His belly as of ivory, set with sapphires.
And what shall be answered to the messengers of the nations? That the Lord hath founded Sion, and the poor of his people shall hope in him.
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will lay a stone in the foundations of Sion, a tried stone, a corner stone, a precious stone, founded in the foundation. He that believeth, let him not hasten.
Who say to Cyrus: Thou art my shepherd, and thou shalt perform all my pleasure. Who say to Jerusalem: Thou shalt be built: and to the temple: Thy foundations shall be laid.
There is none that can uphold her among all the children that she hath brought forth: and there is none that taketh her by the hand among all the children that she hath brought up.
There are two things that have happened to thee: who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword, who shall comfort thee?
Therefore hear this, thou poor little one, and thou that art drunk but not with wine.
And I will make thy bulwarks of jasper: and thy gates of graven stones, and all thy borders of desirable stones.
And above the firmament that was over their heads, was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of the sapphire stone, and upon the likeness of the throne, was the likeness of the appearance of a man above upon it.
The day shall come, that thy walls may be built up: in that day shall the law be far removed.
Additional Translations“O afflicted city, lashed by storms, without solace, surely I will set your stones in antimony and lay your foundations with sapphires.O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones with fair colors, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
Afflicted and outcast thou has not been comforted: behold, I will prepare carbuncle for thy stones, and sapphire for thy foundations;
[Thou] afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted! Behold, I will set thy stones in antimony, and lay thy foundations with sapphires;
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
Oh thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
"You afflicted, tossed with storms, and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in beautiful colors, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
O afflicted, storm-tossed, not comforted, Lo, I am laying with cement thy stones, And have founded thee with sapphires,
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