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For the Lord has called you
    as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit,
and a wife of youth
    when you were refused, says your God.
For a small moment I have forsaken you,
    but with great mercies I will gather you.
In a little wrath
    I hid My face from you for a moment;
but with everlasting kindness
    I will have mercy on you,
    says the Lord your Redeemer.

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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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