"Sing, O barren woman,1 you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy,2 you who were never in labor;3 because more are the children4 of the desolate5 woman than of her who has a husband,6" says the LORD.
"Do not be afraid;12 you will not suffer shame.13 Do not fear disgrace;14 you will not be humiliated. You will forget the shame of your youth15 and remember no more the reproach16 of your widowhood.17
Though the mountains be shaken3940 and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love41 for you will not be shaken42 nor my covenant43 of peace44 be removed," says the LORD, who has compassion45 on you.
no weapon forged against you will prevail,64 and you will refute65 every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants66 of the LORD, and this is their vindication67 from me," declares the LORD.