Despite, or maybe because of, the dire future Jerusalem was to face, God still offered hope: a promise that the gods of Babylon wouldn’t prevail forever, and
Jeremiah 50:4-5In those coming days…
the people of Israel will return home
together with the people of Judah.
They will come weeping
and seeking the Lord their God.
They will ask the way to Jerusalem
and will start back home again.
They will bind themselves to the Lord
with an eternal covenant that will never be forgotten.