20 Go, my people, enter your rooms
    and shut the doors(A) behind you;
hide(B) yourselves for a little while
    until his wrath(C) has passed by.(D)

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17 I will wait(A) for the Lord,
    who is hiding(B) his face from the descendants of Jacob.
I will put my trust in him.(C)

18 Here am I, and the children the Lord has given me.(D) We are signs(E) and symbols(F) in Israel from the Lord Almighty, who dwells on Mount Zion.(G)

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31 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord,
    “when I will make a new covenant(A)
with the people of Israel
    and with the people of Judah.
32 It will not be like the covenant(B)
    I made with their ancestors(C)
when I took them by the hand
    to lead them out of Egypt,(D)
because they broke my covenant,
    though I was a husband(E) to[a] them,[b]
declares the Lord.
33 “This is the covenant I will make with the people of Israel
    after that time,” declares the Lord.
“I will put my law in their minds(F)
    and write it on their hearts.(G)
I will be their God,
    and they will be my people.(H)
34 No longer will they teach(I) their neighbor,
    or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’
because they will all know(J) me,
    from the least of them to the greatest,”
declares the Lord.
“For I will forgive(K) their wickedness
    and will remember their sins(L) no more.”

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  1. Jeremiah 31:32 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac / and I turned away from
  2. Jeremiah 31:32 Or was their master

But this is not true of my servant Moses;(A)
    he is faithful in all my house.(B)

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11 My son,(A) do not despise the Lord’s discipline,(B)
    and do not resent his rebuke,

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12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,(A)
    as a father the son he delights in.[a](B)

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  1. Proverbs 3:12 Hebrew; Septuagint loves, / and he chastens everyone he accepts as his child

26 Give careful thought to the[a] paths for your feet(A)
    and be steadfast in all your ways.

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  1. Proverbs 4:26 Or Make level

25 In the beginning(A) you laid the foundations of the earth,
    and the heavens(B) are the work of your hands.(C)
26 They will perish,(D) but you remain;
    they will all wear out like a garment.
Like clothing you will change them
    and they will be discarded.
27 But you remain the same,(E)
    and your years will never end.(F)

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He makes winds his messengers,[a](A)
    flames of fire(B) his servants.

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  1. Psalm 104:4 Or angels

Psalm 110

Of David. A psalm.

The Lord says(A) to my lord:[a]

“Sit at my right hand(B)
    until I make your enemies
    a footstool for your feet.”(C)

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  1. Psalm 110:1 Or Lord

The Lord has sworn
    and will not change his mind:(A)
“You are a priest forever,(B)
    in the order of Melchizedek.(C)

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The Lord is with me;(A) I will not be afraid.
    What can mere mortals do to me?(B)
The Lord is with me; he is my helper.(C)
    I look in triumph on my enemies.(D)

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14 For the Lord will vindicate his people(A)
    and have compassion on his servants.(B)

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I will proclaim the Lord’s decree:

He said to me, “You are my son;(A)
    today I have become your father.(B)

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22 I will declare your name to my people;
    in the assembly(A) I will praise you.(B)

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Sacrifice and offering you did not desire—(A)
    but my ears you have opened[a](B)
    burnt offerings(C) and sin offerings[b] you did not require.
Then I said, “Here I am, I have come—
    it is written about me in the scroll.[c](D)
I desire to do your will,(E) my God;(F)
    your law is within my heart.”(G)

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  1. Psalm 40:6 Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts but a body you have prepared for me
  2. Psalm 40:6 Or purification offerings
  3. Psalm 40:7 Or come / with the scroll written for me

Your throne, O God,[a] will last for ever and ever;(A)
    a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
You love righteousness(B) and hate wickedness;(C)
    therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions
    by anointing(D) you with the oil of joy.(E)

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  1. Psalm 45:6 Here the king is addressed as God’s representative.

what is mankind that you are mindful of them,
    human beings that you care for them?[a](A)

You have made them[b] a little lower than the angels[c](B)
    and crowned them[d] with glory and honor.(C)
You made them rulers(D) over the works of your hands;(E)
    you put everything under their[e] feet:(F)

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  1. Psalm 8:4 Or what is a human being that you are mindful of him, / a son of man that you care for him?
  2. Psalm 8:5 Or him
  3. Psalm 8:5 Or than God
  4. Psalm 8:5 Or him
  5. Psalm 8:6 Or made him ruler . . . ; / . . . his

11 So I declared on oath(A) in my anger,
    ‘They shall never enter my rest.’”(B)

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for he is our God
    and we are the people of his pasture,(A)
    the flock under his care.

Today, if only you would hear his voice,
“Do not harden your hearts(B) as you did at Meribah,[a](C)
    as you did that day at Massah[b] in the wilderness,(D)
where your ancestors tested(E) me;
    they tried me, though they had seen what I did.
10 For forty years(F) I was angry with that generation;
    I said, ‘They are a people whose hearts go astray,(G)
    and they have not known my ways.’(H)
11 So I declared on oath(I) in my anger,
    ‘They shall never enter my rest.’”(J)

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  1. Psalm 95:8 Meribah means quarreling.
  2. Psalm 95:8 Massah means testing.