"This is what the LORD says: 'If you can break my covenant with the day1 and my covenant with the night, so that day and night no longer come at their appointed time,221
then my covenant3 with David my servant--and my covenant with the Levites4 who are priests ministering before me--can be broken and David will no longer have a descendant to reign on his throne.522
I will make the descendants of David my servant and the Levites who minister before me as countless6 as the stars of the sky and as measureless as the sand on the seashore.' "
The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah: