1 Shout for joy, barren one who has borne no children! Break into cries and shouts of joy, you who were never in labour! For the children of the forsaken one are more in number than the children of the wedded wife, says Yahweh.
Gal 4:27 1Sam 2:5 Isa 62:4 Heb 11:11-12 Isa 49:20 Ps 67:3-5 Ps 113:9
2 Widen the space of your tent, extend the curtains of your home, do not hold back! Lengthen your ropes, make your tent-pegs firm,
Isa 33:20 Isa 49:19-20 Jer 10:20 Exod 39:40 Exod 35:18
3 for you will burst out to right and to left, your race will dispossess the nations and repopulate deserted towns.
Isa 43:5-6 Isa 60:3-13 Isa 52:9 Isa 61:5-9 Col 1:23 Ezek 36:35-36 Gen 28:14
4 Do not fear, you will not be put to shame again, do not worry, you will not be disgraced again; for you will forget the shame of your youth and no longer remember the dishonour of your widowhood.
Isa 41:10 Jer 31:19 1Pet 2:6 Isa 45:16-17 Hos 3:1-5 Isa 41:14 Isa 51:7
5 For your Creator is your husband, Yahweh Sabaoth is his name, the Holy One of Israel is your redeemer, he is called God of the whole world.
Hos 2:19-20 Isa 48:17 2Cor 11:2-3 Eph 5:25-27 Ezek 16:8 John 3:29 Rom 3:29-30
6 Yes, Yahweh has called you back like a forsaken, grief-stricken wife, like the repudiated wife of his youth, says your God.
Isa 62:4 2Cor 7:6 2Cor 7:9-10 Eccl 9:9 Hos 2:1-2 Hos 2:14-15 Isa 49:14-21
7 I did forsake you for a brief moment, but in great compassion I shall take you back.
Isa 26:20 Isa 43:5-6 Isa 60:4 Mic 4:6 Ps 30:5 2Cor 4:17 2Pet 3:8
8 In a flood of anger, for a moment I hid my face from you. But in everlasting love I have taken pity on you, says Yahweh, your redeemer.
Isa 55:3 Isa 54:5 1Tim 1:16 2Thess 2:16 Ezek 39:23-24 Isa 8:17 Isa 45:15
9 For me it will be as in the days of Noah when I swore that Noah's waters should never flood the world again. So now I swear never to be angry with you and never to rebuke you again.
Isa 12:1 Gen 8:21 Ezek 39:20 Gen 9:11-16 Heb 6:16-18 Isa 55:11 Jer 31:35-36
10 For the mountains may go away and the hills may totter, but my faithful love will never leave you, my covenant of peace will never totter, says Yahweh who takes pity on you.
Ps 46:2 Matt 24:35 Rom 11:29 Isa 51:6-7 Isa 55:3 Mal 2:5 Eph 2:4-5
11 Unhappy creature, storm-tossed, unpitied, look, I shall lay your stones on agates and your foundations on sapphires.
1Pet 2:4-6 1Chr 29:2 Jer 30:17 Acts 14:22 Acts 27:18-20 Deut 31:17 Eph 2:20
12 I shall make your battlements rubies, your gateways firestone and your entire wall precious stones.
13 All your children will be taught by Yahweh and great will be your children's prosperity.
Phil 4:7 John 6:45 Gal 5:22 Ps 119:165 Rom 5:1 Isa 48:18 Jer 31:34
14 In saving justice you will be made firm, free from oppression: you will have nothing to fear; free from terror: it will not approach you.
Prov 3:25-26 Zech 9:8 Isa 9:4 Zech 2:4-5 Zech 8:3 2Pet 3:13 Jer 30:10
15 Should anyone attack you, that will not be my doing, and whoever does attack you, for your sake will fall.
Ezek 38:8-23 Isa 41:11-16 Isa 43:3-4 Isa 43:14 Joel 3:9-14 Ps 37:12-13 Rev 16:14
16 I created the smith who blows on the charcoal-fire to produce a weapon for his use; I also created the destroyer to ruin it.
Prov 16:4 Exod 9:16 Dan 4:34-35 Isa 10:5-6 Isa 10:15 Isa 37:26 Isa 46:11
17 No weapon forged against you will succeed. Any voice raised against you in court you will refute. Such is the lot of the servants of Yahweh, the saving justice I assure them, declares Yahweh.
Rom 8:28-39 Isa 54:15 John 10:28-30 Isa 50:8 Rom 8:1 Ps 32:6 Ps 2:1-6