27"Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will 1sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of man and with the seed of beast.
"As I have 2watchedover them to 3pluck up, to breakdown, to overthrow, to destroy and to bringdisaster, so I will watchover them to 4build and to plant," declares the LORD.
"In thosedays they will not sayagain, '5The fathers have eatensourgrapes, And the children'steeth are aset on edge.'
"But 6everyone will die for his own iniquity; eachman who eats the sourgrapes, his teeth will be bset on edge.
"7Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a 8newcovenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah,
not like the 9covenantwhich I made with their fathers in the day I 10took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My 11covenantwhich they broke, although I was a husband to them," declares the LORD.
"But 12this is the covenantwhich I will make with the house of Israelafterthosedays," declares the LORD, "13I will put My lawwithin them and on their heart I will write it; and 14I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
"They will 15not teachagain, eachman his neighbor and eachman his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' for they will all16know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them," declares the LORD, "for I will 17forgive their iniquity, and their 18sin I will remembernomore."
35Thussays the LORD, Who 19gives the sun for light by day And the cfixedorder of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who 20stirs up the sea so that its wavesroar; 21The LORD of hosts is His name:
"22Ifdthisfixedorderdeparts From before Me," declares the LORD, "Then the offspring of Israelalso will 23cease From being a nationbefore Me eforever ."
37Thussays the LORD, "24If the heavensabove can be measured And the foundations of the earthsearched out below, Then I will also25castoffall the offspring of Israel For all that they have done," declares the LORD.
38"Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when the 26city will be rebuilt for the LORD from the 27Tower of Hananel to the 28CornerGate.
"The 29measuringline will go out fartherstraightahead to the hillGareb; then it will turn to Goah.
"And 30the wholevalley of the deadbodies and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook31Kidron, to the corner of the 32HorseGate toward the east, shall be 33holy to the LORD; it will not be plucked up or overthrownanymoreforever."