O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Though Jerusalem had been afflicted and tossed with tempest, yet God would restore and beautify her. Her stones would be set with colorful gems, and her foundations would be laid with sapphires. Her pinnacles, gates, and walls would be precious stones.