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13 If there remain a tenth part in it,
    then this in turn shall be laid waste;
As with a terebinth or an oak
    whose trunk remains when its leaves have fallen.[a](A)
    Holy offspring is the trunk.

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  1. 6:13 When its leaves have fallen: the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain, and the text may be corrupt. Holy offspring: part of the phrase is missing from the Septuagint and may be a later addition; it provides a basis for hope for the future.

17 But on Mount Zion there will be some who escape;[a]
    the mountain will be holy,
And the house of Jacob will take possession
    of those who dispossessed them.(A)

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  1. 17–19 The Israelites will be restored and will occupy the lands of those who oppressed them. The survivors of Judah will be rejoined by the returned exiles from northern Israel.

16 (A)Then those who fear the Lord spoke with one another,
    and the Lord listened attentively;
A record book[a] was written before him
    of those who fear the Lord and esteem his name.

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  1. 3:16 Record book: see note on Ex 32:32.

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