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But you, watchtower of the flock,
are the hill of the Daughter of Zion.
To you she will come.
Even the former dominion will come,
the kingdom of the Daughter of Jerusalem.
Why are you crying out aloud now?
Is there no King within you?
Has your counselor perished,
    so that agony has gripped you like birth pangs?
10 Writhe and give birth, Daughter of Zion,
    like a woman in labor.
For now you will go forth from a city.
You will dwell in the field,
and you will come as far as Babylon.
There you will be rescued.
There will Adonai redeem you
    from the hand of your enemies.

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