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Jeremiah 33:1-6 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 While Jeremiah was still locked up in the courtyard of the guards, the Lord spoke his word to him a second time: 1 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the LORD came to him a second time:
2 "These are the words of the Lord, who made the earth, shaped it, and gave it order, whose name is the Lord: 2 "This is what the LORD says, he who made the earth, the LORD who formed it and established it--the LORD is his name:
3 'Judah, pray to me, and I will answer you. I will tell you important secrets you have never heard before.' 3 'Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.'
4 This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says about the houses in Jerusalem and the royal palaces of Judah that have been torn down to be used in defense of the attack by the Babylonian army: 4 For this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says about the houses in this city and the royal palaces of Judah that have been torn down to be used against the siege ramps and the sword
5 'Some people will come to fight against the Babylonians. They will fill these houses with the bodies of people I killed in my hot anger. I have turned away from this city because of all the evil its people have done. 5 in the fight with the Babylonians: 'They will be filled with the dead bodies of the men I will slay in my anger and wrath. I will hide my face from this city because of all its wickedness.
6 "'But then I will bring health and healing to the people there. I will heal them and let them enjoy great peace and safety. 6 " 'Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.