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Return, you exiles who now have hope; return to your place of safety. Now I tell you that I will repay you twice over with blessing for all you have suffered.
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Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, I will render thee double as I declare today.
Isaiah 52:2 Shake thyself from the dust, arise, sit up, O Jerusalem: loose the bonds from off thy neck, O captive daughter of Sion.
Jeremiah 31:6 For there shall be a day, in which the watchmen on mount Ephraim, shall cry: Arise, and let us go up to Sion to the Lord our God.
Jeremiah 50:4,5,28 In those days, and at that time, saith the Lord, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Juda together: going and weeping they shall make haste, and shall seek the Lord their God. . . .
Jeremiah 51:10 The Lord hath brought forth our justices: Come, and let us declare in Sion the work of the Lord our God.
Micah 4:8 And I will make her that halted, a remnant: and her that had been afflicted, a mighty nation: and the Lord will reign over them in Mount Sion, from this time now and forever.
Nahum 1:7 The Lord is good, and giveth strength in the day of trouble: and knoweth them that hope in him.
Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, we who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us.
Isaiah 38:18 For hell shall not confess to thee, neither shall death praise thee: nor shall they that go down into the pit, look for thy truth.
Isaiah 49:9 That thou mightest say to them that are bound: Come forth: and to them that are in darkness: Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in every plain.
Jeremiah 31:17 And there is hope for thy last end, saith the Lord: and the children shall return to their own borders.
Lamentations 3:21,22 Zain. These things I shall think over in my heart, therefore will I hope. . . .
Ezekiel 37:11 And he said to me: Son of man: All these bones are the house of Israel: they say: Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost, and we are cut off.
Hosea 2:15 And I will give her vinedressers out of the same place, and the valley of Achor for an opening of hope: and she shall sing there according to the days of her youth, and according to the days of her coming up out of the land of Egypt.
Job 42:10 The Lord also was turned at the penance of Job, when he prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.
Isaiah 40:2 Speak ye to the heart of Jerusalem, and call to her: for her evil is come to an end, her iniquity is forgiven: she hath received of the hand of the Lord double for all her sins.
Isaiah 61:7 For your double confusion and shame, they shall praise their part: therefore shall they receive double in their land, everlasting joy shall be unto them.
ContextZion's Coming King
…11Thou also by the blood of thy testament hast sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit, wherein is no water. 12Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, I will render thee double as I declare today.13Because I have bent Juda for me as a bow, I have filled Ephraim: and I will raise up thy sons, O Sion, above thy sons, O Greece, and I will make thee as the sword of the mighty.…
That by two immutable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, we who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us.
Which we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and firm, and which entereth in even within the veil:
And they shall be gathered together as in the gathering of one bundle into the pit, and they shall be shut up there in prison: and after many days they shall be visited.
Speak ye to the heart of Jerusalem, and call to her: for her evil is come to an end, her iniquity is forgiven: she hath received of the hand of the Lord double for all her sins.
For your double confusion and shame, they shall praise their part: therefore shall they receive double in their land, everlasting joy shall be unto them.
O expectation of Israel, the Saviour thereof in time of trouble: why wilt thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man turning in to lodge?
O Lord, my might, and my strength, and my refuge in the day of tribulation: to thee the Gentiles shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say: Surely our fathers have possessed lies, a vanity which hath not profited them.
O Lord, the hope of Israel: all that forsake thee shall be confounded: they that depart from thee, shall be written in the earth: because they have forsaken the Lord, the vein of living waters.
And the Lord shall roar out of Sion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem: and the heavens and the earth shall be moved, and the Lord shall be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
Additional TranslationsReturn to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will restore to you double.Turn you to the strong hold, you prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double to you;
Turn you to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee.
Ye shall dwell in strongholds, ye prisoners of the congregation: and for one day of thy captivity I will recompense thee double.
Turn again to the stronghold, prisoners of hope! even to-day do I declare I will render double unto thee.
Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even today do I declare that I will render double unto thee.
Turn ye to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double to thee;
Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope! Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.
Turn back to a fenced place, Ye prisoners of the hope, Even to-day a second announcer I restore to thee.
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