Therefore, this is what the Sovereign says: “Look! I am placing a foundation stone in Jerusalem,a a firm and tested stone. It is a precious cornerstone that is safe to build on. Whoever believes need never be shaken.b
Greek version reads Look! I am placing a stone in the foundation of Jerusalem [literally Zion ], / a precious cornerstone for its foundation, chosen for great honor. / Anyone who trusts in him will never be disgraced. Compare Rom 9:33; 1 Pet 2:6 .