New Living Translation
Those who are left will be the lowly and humble, for it is they who trust in the name of the LORD.
King James Bible
I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of Jehovah.
World English Bible
But I will leave in the midst of you an afflicted and poor people, and they will take refuge in the name of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have left in thy midst a people humble and poor, And they have trusted in the name of Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:12 Of thee - In Judea and Jerusalem.
LibraryManasseh and Josiah
The kingdom of Judah, prosperous throughout the times of Hezekiah, was once more brought low during the long years of Manasseh's wicked reign, when paganism was revived, and many of the people were led into idolatry. "Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen." 2 Chronicles 33:9. The glorious light of former generations was followed by the darkness of superstition and error. Gross evils sprang up and flourished--tyranny, oppression, hatred of all …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
I will feed the poor in my pasture; the needy will lie down in peace. But as for you, I will wipe you out with famine and destroy the few who remain.
What should we tell the Philistine messengers? Tell them, "The LORD has built Jerusalem; its walls will give refuge to his oppressed people."
Who among you fears the LORD and obeys his servant? If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the LORD and rely on your God.
The LORD is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes. He is close to those who trust in him.
So I cared for the flock intended for slaughter--the flock that was oppressed. Then I took two shepherd's staffs and named one Favor and the other Union.
That was the end of my covenant with them. The suffering flock was watching me, and they knew that the LORD was speaking through my actions.
Two-thirds of the people in the land will be cut off and die," says the LORD. "But one-third will be left in the land.
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