"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will be the 1God of all the 2families of Israel, and they shall be My people."
2Thussays the LORD, "The peoplewhosurvived the sword3Foundgrace in the wilderness - Israel, when it went to 4find its rest."
The LORDappeared to ahim from afar, saying, "I have 5loved you with an everlastinglove; Therefore I have drawn you with 6lovingkindness.
"7Again I will build you and you will be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel! Again you will btake up your 8tambourines, And goforth to the dances of the 9merrymakers.
5"Again you will 10plantvineyards On the chills of Samaria; The planters will plant And will denjoy them.
"For there will be a day when watchmen On the hills of Ephraimcall out, 'Arise, and 11let us go up to Zion, To the LORD our God.' "
For thussays the LORD, "12Singaloud with gladness for Jacob, And shout among the e13chief of the nations; Proclaim, givepraise and say, 'O LORD, 14save Your people, The 15remnant of Israel.'