5 All the nations may walk in the name of their gods, but we will walk in the name of the LORDour God for ever and ever.

The LORD’s Plan

6 “In that day,” declares the LORD, “I will gather the lame; I will assemble the exiles and those I have brought to grief.
7 I will make the lame my remnant, those driven away a strong nation. The LORD will rule over them in Mount Zion from that day and forever.
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8 As for you, watchtower of the flock, strongholda of Daughter Zion, the former dominion will be restored to you; kingship will come to Daughter Jerusalem.”
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9 Why do you now cry aloud— have you no kingb ? Has your rulerc perished, that pain seizes you like that of a woman in labor?
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10 Writhe in agony, Daughter Zion, like a woman in labor, for now you must leave the city to camp in the open field. You will go to Babylon; there you will be rescued. There the LORD will redeem you out of the hand of your enemies.
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11 But now many nations are gathered against you. They say, “Let her be defiled, let our eyes gloat over Zion!”
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12 But they do not know the thoughts of the LORD; they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them like sheaves to the threshing floor.
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13 “Rise and thresh, Daughter Zion, for I will give you horns of iron; I will give you hooves of bronze, and you will break to pieces many nations.” You will devote their ill-gotten gains to the LORD, their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.
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