Come, let us return to the LORD. For He has torn us to pieces, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bind us up.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 32:39
See now that I am He; there is no God besides Me. I bring death and I give life; I wound and I heal, and there is no one who can deliver from My hand.
1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel said to all the house of Israel, "If you are returning to the LORD with all your hearts, then rid yourselves of the foreign gods and Ashtoreths among you, prepare your hearts for the LORD, and serve Him only. And He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines."
For He wounds, but also binds; He strikes, but His hands also heal.
His anger has torn me and hated me; He gnashes His teeth at me. My adversary pierces me with His eyes.
Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am frail; heal me, O LORD, for my bones are in agony.
Though you have shown me many troubles and misfortunes, You will revive me once again. Even from the depths of the earth You will bring me back up.
a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to break down and a time to build,
In that day men will look to their Maker and turn their eyes to the Holy One of Israel.
The light of the moon will be as bright as the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times brighter--like the light of seven days--on the day that the LORD binds up the brokenness of His people and heals the wounds He inflicted.
"Return, O faithless children, and I will heal your faithlessness." "Here we are. We come to You, for You are the LORD our God.
But I will restore your health and heal your wounds, declares the LORD, because they call you an outcast, Zion, for whom no one cares."
Nevertheless, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal its people and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.
"In those days and at that time, declares the LORD, the children of Israel and the children of Judah will come together, weeping as they come, and will seek the LORD their God.
They will ask the way to Zion and turn their faces toward it. They will come and join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will never be forgotten.
He forced me off my path and tore me to pieces; He left me without help.
For I am like a lion to Ephraim and like a young lion to the house of Judah. I, even I, will tear them to pieces and go away. I will carry them off where no one can rescue them.
They will walk after the LORD; He will roar like a lion. When He roars, His children will come trembling from the west.
But you must return to your God, maintaining love and justice, and always waiting on your God.
Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled by your iniquity.
I will heal their apostasy; I will freely love them, for My anger has turned away from them.
Chapter Outline1. Exhortations to repent and hope in God.
4. A lamentation over those who had sinned after conviction.
5. Reproofs of obstinate sinners, and threats against them.
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Lamentations 3:40, 41
he hath torn.
1 Samuel 2:6
Lamentations 3:32, 33
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