Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord appeared to us in the past,[a] saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness. 4 I will build you up again, and you, Virgin Israel, will be rebuilt. Again you will take up your timbrels and go out to dance with the joyful.
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In my opinion, in the cited passage, God is saying that He will restore Israel to its former spiritual purity (likened to physical virginity) -- before the time that it defiled itself by worshipping other gods (that is, committing spiritual adultery or fornication with them).
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