At one moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to (A)uproot it, to tear it down, or to destroy it; (B)if that nation against which I have spoken turns from its evil, I will (C)relent of the disaster that I planned to bring on it. Or at another moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to (D)build up or to plant it; 10 if it does (E)evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will (F)relent of the good with which I said [a]that I would bless it.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 18:10 Lit to do it good

15 This is what the Lord says:
(A)A voice is heard in (B)Ramah,
Lamenting and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
She (C)refuses to be comforted for her children,
Because (D)they are no more.”

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