“This is what the LORD , the God of Israel, says: Write down for the record everything I have said to you, Jeremiah.
For the time is coming when I will restore the fortunes of my people of Israel and Judah. I will bring them home to this land that I gave to their ancestors, and they will possess it again. I, the LORD , have spoken!”
This is the message the LORD gave concerning Israel and Judah.
This is what the LORD says: “I hear cries of fear; there is terror and no peace.
Now let me ask you a question: Do men give birth to babies? Then why do they stand there, ashen-faced, hands pressed against their sides like a woman in labor?
In all history there has never been such a time of terror. It will be a time of trouble for my people Israel. Yet in the end they will be saved!
References for Jeremiah 30:7
For in that day,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, “I will break the yoke from their necks and snap their chains. Foreigners will no longer be their masters.
For my people will serve the LORD their God and their king descended from David— the king I will raise up for them.
“So do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant; do not be dismayed, Israel,” says the LORD . “For I will bring you home again from distant lands, and your children will return from their exile. Israel will return to a life of peace and quiet, and no one will terrorize them.
For I am with you and will save you,” says the LORD . “I will completely destroy the nations where I have scattered you, but I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you, but with justice; I cannot let you go unpunished.”
This is what the LORD says: “Your injury is incurable— a terrible wound.