They say: "Is not the Lord in Zion? Is not her king in her?"
God’s Response: "Why have they provoked Me to anger with their graven images, and with strange vanities?"
They say: "The harvest is past, and the summer is ended, and we are not saved."
God’s Response: "For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt."
They say: "I am black; astonishment hath taken hold on me."
God says in Irony: "Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?"
Answer: Jesus is not there yet.
Jer 8:22-Heb. 7495-rapha-to mend, cure, heal, make whole
Mt 9:12-13-Gr. 2395-"from 2390; a physician"
Mk 2:17-2390-cure, heal, make whole
Lk 4:23-27; 5:31-32