As he spake
by the mouth of his holy prophets, which
have been since the world began: ... In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
He hath remembered
his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends
of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
Isaiah 44:21 Remember
these, O Jacob and Israel; for thou [art]
my servant: I have formed thee; thou [art
] my servant: O Israel, thou shalt
not be forgotten of me.
unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant
of the house of Israel, which are borne
] from the belly, which are carried from the womb: ... And [even] to [your]
old age I [am
] he; and [even] to hoar
hairs will I carry [you
]: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver [you
But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord
hath forgotten me. ... Behold, I have
graven thee upon the palms of [my
] hands; thy walls
] continually before me.
For the LORD hath called thee as a woman
forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife
of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God. ... For the mountains
shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant
of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath
mercy on thee.
I will mention
the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, [and
] the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness
toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his
mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses. ... Doubtless thou [art]
our father, though
Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, [art
] our father, our redeemer; thy name [is] from everlasting
The LORD hath appeared of old
unto me, [saying
], Yea, I have loved thee with an
everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
Jeremiah 31:20 [Is] Ephraim
my dear son? [is he
] a pleasant child? for
since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled
for him; I will
surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two
families which the LORD hath chosen, he hath even cast them off? thus
they have despised my people, that they should be no more a nation before them. ... Then will I
cast away the seed of Jacob, and David my servant, [so
] that I will
not take [any
] of his seed [to be
] rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to return, and have
mercy on them.
Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and
] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout
, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem
. ... At that time will I bring you [again
in the time that I gather you: for
I will make you a name and a praise among all people of the earth, when I turn
back your captivity before your eyes, saith the LORD.
greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold
, thy King cometh unto thee: he [is]
just, and having salvation
; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass. ... As
for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have
sent forth thy prisoners out
of the pit wherein [is
] no water.