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Jeremiah 24

NLT 1 After King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon exiled Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, to Babylon along with the officials of Judah and all the craftsmen and artisans, the gave me this vision. I saw two baskets of figs placed in front of the ’s Temple in Jerusalem. NIV 1 After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the craftsmen and the artisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD. NLT 2 One basket was filled with fresh, ripe figs, while the other was filled with bad figs that were too rotten to eat. NIV 2 One basket had very good figs, like those that ripen early; the other basket had very poor figs, so bad they could not be eaten. NLT 3 Then the said to me, “What do you see, Jeremiah?” I replied, “Figs, some very good and some very bad, too rotten to eat.” NIV 3 Then the LORD asked me, "What do you see, Jeremiah?" "Figs," I answered. "The good ones are very good, but the poor ones are so bad they cannot be eaten." NLT 4 Then the gave me this message: NIV 4 Then the word of the LORD came to me: NLT 5 “This is what the , the God of Israel, says: The good figs represent the exiles I sent from Judah to the land of the Babylonians. NIV 5 "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Like these good figs, I regard as good the exiles from Judah, whom I sent away from this place to the land of the Babylonians. NLT 6 I will watch over and care for them, and I will bring them back here again. I will build them up and not tear them down. I will plant them and not uproot them. NIV 6 My eyes will watch over them for their good, and I will bring them back to this land. I will build them up and not tear them down; I will plant them and not uproot them. NLT 7 I will give them hearts that recognize me as the . They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me wholeheartedly. NIV 7 I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the LORD. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart. NLT 8 “But the bad figs,” the said, “represent King Zedekiah of Judah, his officials, all the people left in Jerusalem, and those who live in Egypt. I will treat them like bad figs, too rotten to eat. NIV 8 " 'But like the poor figs, which are so bad they cannot be eaten,' says the LORD, 'so will I deal with Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the survivors from Jerusalem, whether they remain in this land or live in Egypt. NLT 9 I will make them an object of horror and a symbol of evil to every nation on earth. They will be disgraced and mocked, taunted and cursed, wherever I scatter them. NIV 9 I will make them abhorrent and an offense to all the kingdoms of the earth, a reproach and a byword, an object of ridicule and cursing, wherever I banish them. NLT 10 And I will send war, famine, and disease until they have vanished from the land of Israel, which I gave to them and their ancestors.” NIV 10 I will send the sword, famine and plague against them until they are destroyed from the land I gave to them and their fathers.' "