30:17 Yes, 1 I will restore you to health.
I will heal your wounds.
I, the Lord, affirm it! 2
For you have been called an outcast,
Zion, whom no one cares for.”
1 tn Again the particle כִּי (ki) appears to be intensive rather than causal. Compare the translator’s note on v. 12. It is possible that it has an adversative sense as an implicit contrast with v. 13 which expresses these concepts in the negative (cf. BDB 474 s.v. כִּי 3.e for this use in statements which are contextually closer to one another).
2 tn Heb “Oracle of the