Jeremiah 31:23-33 NIV

23 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "When I bring them back from captivity,a1 the people in the land of Judah and in its towns will once again use these words: 'The LORD bless2 you, O righteous dwelling,3 O sacred mountain.'4

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    • c 31:23 - Or "I restore their fortunes"
      24 People will live5 together in Judah and all its towns--farmers and those who move about with their flocks.6

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      25 I will refresh the weary7 and satisfy the faint."8

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      26 At this I awoke9 and looked around. My sleep had been pleasant to me.

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      27 "The days are coming,"10 declares the LORD, "when I will plant11 the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the offspring of men and of animals.

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      28 Just as I watched12 over them to uproot13 and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster,14 so I will watch over them to build and to plant,"15 declares the LORD.

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      29 "In those days people will no longer say, 'The fathers16 have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.'17

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      30 Instead, everyone will die for his own sin;18 whoever eats sour grapes--his own teeth will be set on edge.

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      31 "The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant19 with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.

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      32 It will not be like the covenant20 I made with their forefathers21 when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt,22 because they broke my covenant, though I was a husband23 tob them,c " declares the LORD.

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        • d 31:32 - Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac "/ and I turned away from"
        • e 31:32 - Or "was their master"
          33 "This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time," declares the LORD. "I will put my law in their minds24 and write it on their hearts.25 I will be their God, and they will be my people.26

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