It will not be like the covenant14 I made with their forefathers15 when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt,16 because they broke my covenant, though I was a husband17 toa them,b " declares the LORD.
"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 minds18 and write it on their hearts.19 I will be their God, and they will be my people.20
No longer will a man teach21 his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' because they will all know22 me, from the least of them to the greatest," declares the LORD. "For I will forgive23 their wickedness and will remember their sins24 no more."
This is what the LORD says, he who appoints25 the sun to shine by day, who decrees the moon and stars to shine by night,26 who stirs up the sea27 so that its waves roar28-- the LORD Almighty is his name:29