7 Suddenly I shall speak against a folk, and against a realm, that I draw (it) out, and destroy (it), and lose it.
8 If that folk doeth penance of his evil, which I spake against it, also I shall do penance on the evil, which I thought to do to it. (But if that nation doeth penance for their evil, for which I spoke against them, then I shall do penance for the evil, which I thought to do to them.)
9 And I shall speak suddenly of a folk, and of a realm, that I build, and plant it. (And at any moment I shall speak of a nation, or of a kingdom, that I build it, or that I plant it.)Read full chapter
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7 If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted,(A) torn down and destroyed, 8 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. 9 And if at another time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be built(D) up and planted,Read full chapter