"The days are coming,"1 declares the LORD, "when I will plant2 the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the offspring of men and of animals.
Just as I watched3 over them to uproot4 and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster,5 so I will watch over them to build and to plant,"6 declares the LORD.
"In those days people will no longer say, 'The fathers7 have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.'830
Instead, everyone will die for his own sin;9 whoever eats sour grapes--his own teeth will be set on edge.
"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant10 with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.