Isn’t mankind consigned to forced labor(A) on earth?
Are not his days like those of a hired hand?

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“Speak tenderly to[a] Jerusalem,
and announce to her
that her time of forced labor is over,
her iniquity(A) has been pardoned,(B)
and she has received from the Lord’s hand
double for all her sins.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 40:2 Lit Speak to the heart of

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