10     and those the Lord has rescued(A) will return.
They will enter Zion with singing;(B)
    everlasting joy(C) will crown their heads.
Gladness(D) and joy will overtake them,
    and sorrow and sighing will flee away.(E)

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10 And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

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14 Do not be afraid,(A) you worm(B) Jacob,
    little Israel, do not fear,
for I myself will help(C) you,” declares the Lord,
    your Redeemer,(D) the Holy One(E) of Israel.

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14 Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.

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Israel’s Only Savior

43 But now, this is what the Lord says—
    he who created(A) you, Jacob,
    he who formed(B) you, Israel:(C)
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed(D) you;
    I have summoned you by name;(E) you are mine.(F)

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43 But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.

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For this is what the Lord says:

“You were sold for nothing,(A)
    and without money(B) you will be redeemed.(C)

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For thus saith the Lord, Ye have sold yourselves for nought; and ye shall be redeemed without money.

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12 They will be called(A) the Holy People,(B)
    the Redeemed(C) of the Lord;
and you will be called Sought After,
    the City No Longer Deserted.(D)

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12 And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Lord: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.

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It was for me the day of vengeance;(A)
    the year for me to redeem had come.

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For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.

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19 I will betroth(A) you to me forever;
    I will betroth you in[a] righteousness and justice,(B)
    in[b] love and compassion.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 2:19 Or with
  2. Hosea 2:19 Or with
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19 And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies.

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