As birds hovering, so Yahweh of Armies will protect Jerusalem ◆.
He will protect and deliver it. He will pass over and preserve it.” Return to him from whom you have deeply revolted, children of Israel. For in that day everyone shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold—sin which your own hands have made for you.
“The Assyrian will fall by the sword, not of man;
and the sword, not of mankind, shall devour him.
He will flee from the sword, and his young men will become subject to forced labor.
His rock will pass away by reason of terror, and his princes will be afraid of the banner,” says Yahweh, whose fire is in Zion ◆, and his furnace in Jerusalem.
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness,