63 Just as it pleased(A) the Lord to make you prosper and increase in number, so it will please(B) him to ruin and destroy you.(C) You will be uprooted(D) from the land you are entering to possess.

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Then the Lord your God will make you most prosperous in all the work of your hands and in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your land.(A) The Lord will again delight(B) in you and make you prosperous, just as he delighted in your ancestors,

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Now I will tell you
    what I am going to do to my vineyard:
I will take away its hedge,
    and it will be destroyed;(A)
I will break down its wall,(B)
    and it will be trampled.(C)
I will make it a wasteland,(D)
    neither pruned nor cultivated,
    and briers and thorns(E) will grow there.
I will command the clouds
    not to rain(F) on it.”

The vineyard(G) of the Lord Almighty
    is the nation of Israel,
and the people of Judah
    are the vines he delighted in.
And he looked for justice,(H) but saw bloodshed;
    for righteousness,(I) but heard cries of distress.(J)

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If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted,(A) torn down and destroyed, and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent(B) and not inflict on it the disaster(C) I had planned. And if at another time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be built(D) up and planted, 10 and if it does evil(E) in my sight and does not obey me, then I will reconsider(F) the good I had intended to do for it.(G)

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