It will not be like the covenant12 I made with their forefathers13 when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt,14 because they broke my covenant, though I was a husband15 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 minds16 and write it on their hearts.17 I will be their God, and they will be my people.18
No longer will a man teach19 his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' because they will all know20 me, from the least of them to the greatest," declares the LORD. "For I will forgive21 their wickedness and will remember their sins22 no more."
This is what the LORD says, he who appoints23 the sun to shine by day, who decrees the moon and stars to shine by night,24 who stirs up the sea25 so that its waves roar26-- the LORD Almighty is his name:27