Blow the trumpet1 in Zion,2 declare a holy fast,3 call a sacred assembly.4
Gather the people, consecrate5 the assembly; bring together the elders,6 gather the children, those nursing at the breast. Let the bridegroom7 leave his room and the bride her chamber.
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