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“The Lord has called you as if you were
    a wife who was abandoned and in grief,
    a wife who married young and was rejected,” says your God.

“I abandoned you for one brief moment,
    but I will bring you back with unlimited compassion.
I hid my face from you for a moment in a burst of anger,
    but I will have compassion on you with everlasting kindness,”
        says the Lord your defender.

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The Lord will call you back(A)
    as if you were a wife deserted(B) and distressed in spirit—
a wife who married young,(C)
    only to be rejected,” says your God.
“For a brief moment(D) I abandoned(E) you,
    but with deep compassion(F) I will bring you back.(G)
In a surge of anger(H)
    I hid(I) my face from you for a moment,
but with everlasting kindness(J)
    I will have compassion(K) on you,”
    says the Lord your Redeemer.(L)

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