The Lord Promises Peace

1 The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah a second time, while he was still 1shut up in the court of the guard:

References for Jeremiah 33:1

2 "Thus says 2the LORD who made the earth,a the LORD who formed it to establish it--3the LORD is his name:

References for Jeremiah 33:2

    • Š 33:2 - Septuagint; Hebrew it
      3 4Call to me and I will answer you, 5and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

      References for Jeremiah 33:3

      4 For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the houses of this city and the houses of the kings of Judah that were torn down to make a defense against 6the siege mounds and against the sword:

      References for Jeremiah 33:4

      5 They are coming in 7to fight against the Chaldeans and to fill themb with the dead bodies of men whom I shall strike down 8in my anger and my wrath, 9for I have hidden my face from this city because of all their evil.

      References for Jeremiah 33:5

        • ‹ 33:5 - That is, the torn-down houses
          6 10Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

          References for Jeremiah 33:6

          7 11I will restore the fortunes of Judah and the fortunes of Israel, 12and rebuild them as they were 13at first.

          References for Jeremiah 33:7

          8 14I will cleanse them from all the guilt of their sin against me, 15and I will forgive all the guilt of their sin and rebellion against me.

          References for Jeremiah 33:8

          9 16And this cityc shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and a glory before all the nations of the earth who shall hear of all the good that I do for them. They shall 17fear and tremble because of all the good and all the prosperity I provide for it.

          References for Jeremiah 33:9

            • Œ 33:9 - Hebrew And it
              10 "Thus says the LORD: In this place 18of which you say, 'It is a waste without man or beast,' in the cities of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are desolate, without man or inhabitant or beast, there shall be heard again

              References for Jeremiah 33:10

              11 19the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voices of those who sing, as they bring 20thank offerings to the house of the LORD: 21"'Give thanks to the LORD of hosts, for the LORD is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!'22For I will restore the fortunes of the land as at first, says the LORD.

              References for Jeremiah 33:11

              12 "Thus says the LORD of hosts: 23In this place that is waste, without man or beast, and in all of its cities, there shall again be 24habitations of shepherds 25resting their flocks.

              References for Jeremiah 33:12

              13 26In the cities of the hill country, 27in the cities of the Shephelah, 28and in the cities of the Negeb, in the land of Benjamin, 29the places about Jerusalem, 30and in the cities of Judah, 31flocks shall again pass under the hands 32of the one who counts them, says the LORD.

              References for Jeremiah 33:13

              The Lord's Eternal Covenant with David

              14 33"Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when 34I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah.

              References for Jeremiah 33:14

                  15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous 35Branch to spring up for David, and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

                  References for Jeremiah 33:15

                  16 In those days Judah will be saved, 36and Jerusalem will dwell securely. And this is the name by which it will be called: 37'The LORD is our righteousness.'

                  References for Jeremiah 33:16

                  17 "For thus says the LORD: 38David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel,

                  References for Jeremiah 33:17

                  18 39and the Levitical priests shall never lack a man in my presence to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings, and to make sacrifices forever."

                  References for Jeremiah 33:18

                  19 The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:
                  20 40"Thus says the LORD: 41If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, 42so that day and night will not come at their appointed time,

                  References for Jeremiah 33:20

                      21 43then also my covenant with David my servant may be broken, so that he shall not have a son to reign on his throne, and my covenant with the Levitical priests my ministers.

                      References for Jeremiah 33:21

                      22 As 44the host of heaven cannot be numbered and 45the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the offspring of David my servant, and the Levitical priests who minister to me."

                      References for Jeremiah 33:22

                      23 The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:
                      24 "Have you not observed that these people are saying, 'The LORD has rejected the two clans that he chose'? Thus they have despised my people so that they are no longer a nation in their sight.
                      25 Thus says the LORD: 46If I have not established my covenant with day and night and the fixed order of heaven and earth,

                      References for Jeremiah 33:25

                      26 then I will reject the offspring of Jacob and David my servant and will not choose one of his offspring to rule over the offspring of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. 47For I will restore their fortunes and will have mercy on them."

                      References for Jeremiah 33:26