Jeremiah 33:20

20 “This is what the LORD says: ‘If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night no longer come at their appointed time,

Jeremiah 33:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 Thus saith the LORD; If ye can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season;
ESV
20 "Thus says the LORD: If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night will not come at their appointed time,
NLT
20 “This is what the LORD says: If you can break my covenant with the day and the night so that one does not follow the other,
MSG
20 "God says, 'If my covenant with day and my covenant with night ever fell apart so that day and night became haphazard and you never knew which was coming and when,
CSB
20 "This is what the Lord says: If you can break My covenant with the day and My covenant with the night so that day and night cease to come at their regular time,

Jeremiah 33:20 Meaning and Commentary

Jeremiah 33:20

Thus saith the Lord, if you can break my covenant of the day,
and my covenant of the night
The same with the ordinances of the sun, moon, and stars, ( Jeremiah 31:35 Jeremiah 31:36 ) ; the original constitution and law of nature, settled from the beginning of the world, and observed ever since, in the constant revolution of day and night; and which was formed into a covenant and promise to Noah, after the deluge, that day and night should not cease, as long as the earth remained, ( Genesis 8:22 ) ; and which has never been, nor can be, broken and made void: so that there should not be day and night in their season;
or turn; continually succeeding each other: this, as it would not be attempted, so could never be effected by any mortals, if it were.

Jeremiah 33:20 In-Context

18 nor will the Levitical priests ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.’ ”
19 The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah:
20 “This is what the LORD says: ‘If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night no longer come at their appointed time,
21 then my covenant with David my servant—and my covenant with the Levites who are priests ministering before me—can be broken and David will no longer have a descendant to reign on his throne.
22 I will make the descendants of David my servant and the Levites who minister before me as countless as the stars in the sky and as measureless as the sand on the seashore.’ ”

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