Jeremiah 32:31-41 NIV

31 From the day it was built until now, this city1 has so aroused my anger and wrath that I must remove2 it from my sight.

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32 The people of Israel and Judah have provoked3 me by all the evil4 they have done--they, their kings and officials,5 their priests and prophets, the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem.

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33 They turned their backs6 to me and not their faces; though I taught7 them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.8

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34 They set up their abominable idols9 in the house that bears my Name10 and defiled11 it.

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35 They built high places for Baal in the Valley of Ben Hinnom12 to sacrifice their sons and daughtersa to Molech,13 though I never commanded, nor did it enter my mind,14 that they should do such a detestable15 thing and so make Judah sin.16

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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 plague17 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 gather18 them from all the lands where I banish them in my furious anger19 and great wrath; I will bring them back to this place and let them live in safety.20

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          38 They will be my people,21 and I will be their God.

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          39 I will give them singleness22 of heart and action, so that they will always fear23 me for their own good and the good of their children after them.

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          40 I will make an everlasting covenant24 with them: I will never stop doing good to them, and I will inspire25 them to fear me, so that they will never turn away from me.26

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          41 I will rejoice27 in doing them good28 and will assuredly plant29 them in this land with all my heart and soul.30

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