The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD saying,
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"Arise and 1go down to the potter's house, and there I will announce My words to you."
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Then I went down to the potter's house, and there he was, making something on the wheel.
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But the vessel that he was making of clay was spoiled in the hand of the potter; so he remade it into another vessel, as it pleased the potter to make.
Then the word of the LORD came to me saying,
"Can I not, O house of Israel, deal with you as this potter does?" declares the LORD. "Behold, like the 2clay in the potter's hand, so are you in My hand, O house of Israel.
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"At one moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to 3uproot, to pull down, or to destroy it;
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4if that nation against which I have spoken turns from its evil, I will 5relent concerning the calamity I planned to bring on it.
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"Or at another moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to 6build up or to plant it;
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if it does 7evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will 8think better of the good with which I had promised to bless it.
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