Parallel Bible results for Jeremiah 29:4-14

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Jeremiah 29:4-14

NRS 4 Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: NIV 4 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says to all those I carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: NRS 5 Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat what they produce. NIV 5 “Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce. NRS 6 Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply there, and do not decrease. NIV 6 Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they too may have sons and daughters. Increase in number there; do not decrease. NRS 7 But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. NIV 7 Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” NRS 8 For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Do not let the prophets and the diviners who are among you deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams that they dream, NIV 8 Yes, this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Do not let the prophets and diviners among you deceive you. Do not listen to the dreams you encourage them to have. NRS 9 for it is a lie that they are prophesying to you in my name; I did not send them, says the Lord. NIV 9 They are prophesying lies to you in my name. I have not sent them,” declares the LORD. NRS 10 For thus says the Lord: Only when Babylon's seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. NIV 10 This is what the LORD says: “When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will come to you and fulfill my good promise to bring you back to this place. NRS 11 For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. NIV 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. NRS 12 Then when you call upon me and come and pray to me, I will hear you. NIV 12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. NRS 13 When you search for me, you will find me; if you seek me with all your heart, NIV 13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. NRS 14 I will let you find me, says the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, says the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile. NIV 14 I will be found by you,” declares the LORD, “and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,” declares the LORD, “and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.”

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