"The days are coming," declares the
LORD , "when I will plant the house of Israel
and the house of Judah with the offspring of men
and of animals. Just as I watched over them to
uproot and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy
and bring disaster, so I will watch over them
to build and to plant," declares the LORD
. "In those days people will no longer say,
fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's
teeth are set on edge.'
everyone will die for his own sin; whoever eats
sour grapes-his own teeth will be set on edge.
time is coming," declares the LORD , "when
I will make a new covenant
with the house of Israel and with the house
of Judah. It will not be like the covenant
I made with their forefathers when I took them
by the hand to lead them out of Egypt,
because they broke my covenant, though I was
a husband to them," declares the LORD.
is the covenant I will make with the house of
Israel after that time," declares the LORD.
"I will put my law in their minds and write
it on their hearts. I will be their God,
and they will be my people. No longer will a
man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother,
saying, 'Know the LORD,' because they will all
know me, from the least of them to the greatest,"
declares the LORD. "For I will forgive
their wickedness and will remember their sins
is what the LORD says,
who appoints the sun to shine by day, who decrees
the moon and stars to shine by night, who stirs
up the sea so that its waves roar- the LORD
Almighty is his name: "Only if these decrees
vanish from my sight," declares the LORD,
"will the descendants of Israel ever cease
to be a nation before me."
is what the LORD says:
if the heavens above can be measured and the
foundations of the earth below be searched out
will I reject all the descendants of Israel
because of all they have done,"
declares the LORD.
days are coming," declares the LORD, "when
this city will be rebuilt for me from the Tower
of Hananel to the Corner Gate. The measuring
line will stretch from there straight to the
hill of Gareb and then turn to Goah.