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4:7 remnant. Just as God preserved a remnant that survived Sennacherib’s invasion (2:12, 13 note), so also a remnant would survive the later Babylonian exile.
strong nation. A prophecy that finds final fulfillment in the church (1 Pet. 2:9, 10).