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from there the Lord your God will gather you, and from there he
will bring you back. 5The Lord your God will bring you into the
land that your ancestors possessed, and you will possess it; he
will make you more prosperous and numerous than your
ancestors…7The Lord your God will put all these curses on your
enemies and on the adversaries who took advantage of you.
Then you shall again obey the Lord, observing all his
commandments that I am commanding you today,… (Deut 30:1commandments
1 Responses to the Exile 1
And the Lord said to me: Proclaim all these words in the cities
of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: Hear the words of this
covenant and do them. 7For I solemnly warned your ancestors
when I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, warning them
persistently, even to this day, saying, Obey my voice. 8Yet they
did not obey or incline their ear, but everyone walked in the
stubbornness of an evil will. So I brought upon them all the
words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do, but they
did not. (Jeremiah 11:6-8)
6 Responses to the Exile 1
On that day, says the Lord of hosts, I will break the yoke from
off his* neck, and I will burst his* bonds, and strangers shall no
more make a servant of him. 9But they shall serve the Lord their
God and David their king, whom I will raise up for them.
10 But as for you, have no fear, my servant Jacob, says the Lord,
and do not be dismayed, O Israel;
for I am going to save you from far away,
and your offspring from the land of their captivity.
Jacob shall return and have quiet and ease,
and no one shall make him afraid.
11 For I am with you, says the Lord, to save you;
I will make an end of all the nations
among which I scattered you,
but of you I will not make an end.
I will chastise you in just measure,
and I will by no means leave you unpunished.
8 Responses to the Exile 1
The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a
new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
32It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors
when I took them by the hand to bring them ou...
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