For I will take from her mouth the names of the Baals, And they shall be remembered by their name no more.
In that day I will make a covenant for them With the beasts of the field, With the birds of the air, And with the creeping things of the ground. Bow and sword of battle I will shatter from the earth, To make them lie down safely.
"I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me In righteousness and justice, In lovingkindness and mercy;
I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness, And you shall know the Lord.
"It shall come to pass in that day That I will answer," says the Lord; "I will answer the heavens, And they shall answer the earth.
The earth shall answer With grain, With new wine, And with oil; They shall answer Jezreel. a23
Then I will sow her for Myself in the earth, And I will have mercy on her who had not obtained mercy; b Then I will say to those who were not My people, c 'You are My people!' And they shall say, 'You are my God!' "