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Jeremiah 30 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Yahweh Will Return the Fortunes of His People

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The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:2 - “Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, ‘Write all the words which I have spoken to you in a book.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:3 - ‘For behold, days are coming,’ declares Yahweh, ‘when I will [fn]return the [fn]fortunes of My people Israel and Judah.’ Yahweh says, ‘I will also cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall possess it.’”
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Now these are the words which Yahweh spoke concerning Israel and concerning Judah:

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“For thus says Yahweh,

‘We have heard a sound of trembling,

Of dread, and there is no peace.

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‘Ask now, and see

If a male can give birth.

Why do I see every man

With his hands on his loins, as a woman in childbirth?

And why have all faces turned pale?

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‘Alas! For that day is great,

There is none like it;

And it is the time of Jacob’s distress,

But he will be saved from it.

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‘And it will be in that day,’ declares Yahweh of hosts, ‘that I will break his yoke from off your neck and will tear off your bonds; and strangers will no longer make [fn]them their slaves.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:9 - ‘But they shall be a slave to Yahweh their God and David their king, whom I will raise up for them.
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‘Fear not, O Jacob My [fn]servant,’ declares Yahweh,

‘And do not be dismayed, O Israel;

For behold, I will save you from afar

And your seed from the land of their captivity.

And Jacob will return and will be quiet and at ease,

And no one will make him tremble.

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‘For I am with you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘to save you;

For I will make a complete destruction of all the nations where I have scattered you,

Only I will not make a complete destruction of you.

But I will chasten you justly

And will by no means leave you unpunished.’

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“For thus says Yahweh,

‘Your injury is incurable,

And your wound is desperately sick.

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‘There is no one to plead your cause;

No healing for your sore,

No recovery for you.

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‘All your lovers have forgotten you;

They do not seek you;

For I have [fn]wounded you with the wound of an enemy,

With the punishment of a cruel one,

Because your iniquity is numerous

And your sins are mighty.

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‘Why do you cry out over your injury?

Your pain is incurable.

Because your iniquity is numerous

And your sins are mighty,

I have done these things to you.

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‘Therefore all who devour you will be devoured;

And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity;

And those who take you as spoil will be spoil,

And all who plunder you I will give as plunder.

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‘For I will [fn]restore you to [fn]health,

And I will heal you of your wounds,’ declares Yahweh,

‘Because they have called you a banished one, saying:

“It is Zion; no one is seeking her.”’

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“Thus says Yahweh,

‘Behold, I will [fn]return the [fn]fortunes of the tents of Jacob

And have compassion on his dwelling places;

And the city will be rebuilt on its ruin,

And the palace will sit on its just place.

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‘From them will come forth thanksgiving

And the voice of those who [fn]celebrate;

And I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;

I will also honor them, and they will not be insignificant.

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[fn]Their children also will be as formerly,

And [fn]their congregation shall be established before Me;

And I will punish all [fn]their oppressors.

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‘And [fn]their mighty one shall be one of them,

And [fn]their ruler shall come forth from [fn]their midst;

And I will bring Him near, and He shall approach Me;

For who would dare to give his heart as security to approach Me?’ declares Yahweh.

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‘You shall be My people,

And I will be your God.’”

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Behold, the storm of Yahweh!

Wrath has gone forth,

A [fn]sweeping storm;

It will burst on the head of the wicked.

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The burning anger of Yahweh will not turn back

Until He has done and until He has established

The intent of His heart;

In the last days you will understand this.

LSB Footnotes
Or restore
Or captivity
Lit him their slave
Or slave, cf. 30:8, 9; see Preface, “The Terminology of Slave”
Lit struck
Lit cause to go up
Or healing
Or restore
Or captivity
Or dance
Lit His
Lit his
Lit his
Lit his
Lit his
Lit his
Or raging

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