All along the way I, the Lord your God, 1 have blessed your every effort. 2 I have 3 been attentive to 4 your travels through this great wasteland. These forty years I have 5 been with you; you have lacked for nothing.’”
“Go and declare in the hearing of the people of Jerusalem: 1 ‘This is what the Lord says: “I have fond memories of you, 2 how devoted you were to me in your early years. 3 I remember how you loved me like a new bride; you followed me through the wilderness, through a land that had never been planted.