The leaders of Israel and the king humbled(A) themselves and said, “The Lord is just.”(B)

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You found his heart faithful to you, and you made a covenant with him to give to his descendants the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Jebusites and Girgashites.(A) You have kept your promise(B) because you are righteous.(C)

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Against you, you only, have I sinned(A)
    and done what is evil in your sight;(B)
so you are right in your verdict
    and justified when you judge.(C)

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But the Lord is righteous;(A)
    he has cut me free(B) from the cords of the wicked.”(C)

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17 The Lord is righteous(A) in all his ways
    and faithful in all he does.(B)

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16 From the ends of the earth(A) we hear singing:(B)
    “Glory(C) to the Righteous One.”(D)

But I said, “I waste away, I waste away!(E)
    Woe(F) to me!
The treacherous(G) betray!
    With treachery the treacherous betray!(H)

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Jeremiah’s Complaint

12 You are always righteous,(A) Lord,
    when I bring a case(B) before you.
Yet I would speak with you about your justice:(C)
    Why does the way of the wicked prosper?(D)
    Why do all the faithless live at ease?

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In his days Judah will be saved
    and Israel will live in safety.(A)
This is the name(B) by which he will be called:
    The Lord Our Righteous Savior.(C)

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16 In those days Judah will be saved(A)
    and Jerusalem will live in safety.(B)
This is the name by which it[a] will be called:(C)
    The Lord Our Righteous Savior.’(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 33:16 Or he

18 “The Lord is righteous,(A)
    yet I rebelled(B) against his command.
Listen, all you peoples;
    look on my suffering.(C)
My young men and young women
    have gone into exile.(D)

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“Lord, you are righteous,(A) but this day we are covered with shame(B)—the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, both near and far, in all the countries where you have scattered(C) us because of our unfaithfulness(D) to you.(E)

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The Lord within her is righteous;(A)
    he does no wrong.(B)
Morning by morning(C) he dispenses his justice,
    and every new day he does not fail,(D)
    yet the unrighteous know no shame.(E)

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