Return to your rest,(A) my soul,
    for the Lord has been good(B) to you.

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On the day the Lord gives you relief(A) from your suffering and turmoil(B) and from the harsh labor forced on you,(C)

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12 to whom he said,
    “This is the resting place, let the weary rest”;(A)
and, “This is the place of repose”—
    but they would not listen.

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17 The fruit of that righteousness(A) will be peace;(B)
    its effect will be quietness and confidence(C) forever.
18 My people will live in peaceful(D) dwelling places,
    in secure homes,(E)
    in undisturbed places of rest.(F)

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Speak tenderly(A) to Jerusalem,
    and proclaim to her
that her hard service(B) has been completed,(C)
    that her sin has been paid for,(D)
that she has received from the Lord’s hand
    double(E) for all her sins.

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16 This is what the Lord says:

“Stand at the crossroads and look;
    ask for the ancient paths,(A)
ask where the good way(B) is, and walk in it,
    and you will find rest(C) for your souls.
    But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

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10 “‘So do not be afraid,(A) Jacob my servant;(B)
    do not be dismayed, Israel,’
declares the Lord.
‘I will surely save(C) you out of a distant place,
    your descendants from the land of their exile.
Jacob will again have peace and security,(D)
    and no one will make him afraid.(E)

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27 “Do not be afraid,(A) Jacob(B) my servant;(C)
    do not be dismayed, Israel.
I will surely save you out of a distant place,
    your descendants from the land of their exile.(D)
Jacob will again have peace and security,
    and no one will make him afraid.

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