Old Testament

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What are some of the famous verses from Jeremiah?

“Is there no balm in Gilead?” (NRSV, Jeremiah 8:22)

“‘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. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart’.” (NIV, Jeremiah 29:11–13).

“Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love.” (KJV, Jeremiah 31:3).

“The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. And this is the name by which it will be called: ‘The LORD is our righteousness.’” (NRSV, Jeremiah 33:14–16).


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