"Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her forced labor has been completed, her iniquity has been pardoned; for she has received from the hand of the LORD double for all her sins."
Cross ReferencesRevelation 18:6
Give back to her as she has done to others; pay her back double for what she has done; mix her a double portion in her own cup.
And with it he touched my mouth and said, "Now that this has touched your lips, your iniquity is removed and your sin is atoned for."
In that day you will say: "O LORD, I will praise you. Although You were angry with me, Your anger has turned away, and You have comforted me.
On the day that the LORD gives you rest from your pain and torment, and from the hard labor into which you were forced,
And no resident of Zion will say, "I am sick." The people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.
Say to those with anxious hearts: "Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance. With divine retribution He will come to save you."
Behold, all who rage against you will be ashamed and disgraced; those who contend with you will be reduced to nothing and will perish.
For this is what the LORD says: "Even the captives of the mighty will be taken away, and the plunder of a tyrant will be retrieved; I will contend with those who contend with you, and I will save your children.
But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.
We all like sheep have gone astray, each one has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
If anyone attacks you, it is not from Me; whoever assails you will fall before you.
No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their vindication is from Me," declares the LORD.
Let the wicked man forsake his own way and the unrighteous man his own thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that He may have compassion, and to our God, for He will freely pardon.
Instead of shame, My people will have a double portion, and instead of humiliation, they will rejoice in their share; and so they will inherit a double portion in their land, and everlasting joy will be theirs.
As a mother comforts her son, so I will comfort you, and you will be consoled over Jerusalem.
And I will first repay them double their iniquity and their sin, because they have defiled My land with the carcasses of their detestable idols, and they have filled My inheritance with their abominations."
The LORD has brought forth our vindication; come, let us tell in Zion what the LORD our God has accomplished.
O Daughter of Zion, your punishment is complete; He will not prolong your exile. But He will punish your iniquity, O Daughter of Edom; He will expose your sins.
So I will lay to rest My wrath against you, and My jealousy will turn away from you. Then I will be calm and no longer angry.
So the LORD spoke kind and comforting words to the angel who was speaking with me.
Chapter Outline1. The promulgation of the Gospel
3. The preaching of John Baptist foretold
9. The preaching of the apostles foretold
12. The prophet, by the omnipotence of God
18. And his incomparableness
26. Comforts the people.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Chronicles 30:22
warfare, or, appointed time
Song of Solomon 2:11-13
Daniel 9:2, 24-27
Daniel 12:4, 9
Revelation 6:10, 11
and her iniquity
Jeremiah 31:33, 34
Jeremiah 33:8, 9
1 Corinthians 6:9-11
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