For thus said the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall you be saved…
What can explain the confidence of Judson and many another noble missionary, working steadily on for years without any sign of visible success, but the settling down of the spirit upon God — an attitude which had, with them, become a habit of life?
(J. G. Mantle.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.