Therefore Israel will be abandoned1 until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
He will stand and shepherd his flock2 in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness3 will reach to the ends of the earth.
And he will be their peace.4 When the Assyrian invades5 our land and marches through our fortresses, we will raise against him seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men.6
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