Jeremiah 32:30-40 NIV

30 "The people of Israel and Judah have done nothing but evil in my sight from their youth;1 indeed, the people of Israel have done nothing but provoke2 me with what their hands have made,3 declares the LORD.

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31 From the day it was built until now, this city4 has so aroused my anger and wrath that I must remove5 it from my sight.

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32 The people of Israel and Judah have provoked6 me by all the evil7 they have done--they, their kings and officials,8 their priests and prophets, the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem.

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33 They turned their backs9 to me and not their faces; though I taught10 them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.11

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34 They set up their abominable idols12 in the house that bears my Name13 and defiled14 it.

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35 They built high places for Baal in the Valley of Ben Hinnom15 to sacrifice their sons and daughtersa to Molech,16 though I never commanded, nor did it enter my mind,17 that they should do such a detestable18 thing and so make Judah sin.19

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    • c 32:35 - Or "to make their sons and daughters pass through [the fire]"
      36 "You are saying about this city, 'By the sword, famine and plague20 it will be handed over to the king of Babylon'; but this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says:

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          37 I will surely gather21 them from all the lands where I banish them in my furious anger22 and great wrath; I will bring them back to this place and let them live in safety.23

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          38 They will be my people,24 and I will be their God.

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          39 I will give them singleness25 of heart and action, so that they will always fear26 me for their own good and the good of their children after them.

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          40 I will make an everlasting covenant27 with them: I will never stop doing good to them, and I will inspire28 them to fear me, so that they will never turn away from me.29

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