Jeremiah 31:2

2 This is what the LORD says: “The people who survive the sword will find favor in the wilderness; I will come to give rest to Israel.”

Jeremiah 31:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 Thus saith the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.
ESV
2 Thus says the LORD: "The people who survived the sword found grace in the wilderness; when Israel sought for rest,
NLT
2 This is what the LORD says: “Those who survive the coming destruction will find blessings even in the barren land, for I will give rest to the people of Israel.”
MSG
2 This is the way God put it: "They found grace out in the desert, these people who survived the killing. Israel, out looking for a place to rest,
CSB
2 This is what the Lord says: They found favor in the wilderness- the people who survived the sword. [When] Israel went to find rest,

Jeremiah 31:2 In-Context

1 “At that time,” declares the LORD, “I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they will be my people.”
2 This is what the LORD says: “The people who survive the sword will find favor in the wilderness; I will come to give rest to Israel.”
3 The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.
4 I will build you up again, and you, Virgin Israel, will be rebuilt. Again you will take up your timbrels and go out to dance with the joyful.
5 Again you will plant vineyards on the hills of Samaria; the farmers will plant them and enjoy their fruit.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Numbers 14:20
  • 2. S Exodus 33:14; S Deuteronomy 12:9
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