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Therefore[a] look, days are coming,” declares[b] Yahweh, “when they will no longer say, ‘As Yahweh lives,[c] who led up the Israelites[d] from the land of Egypt,’ but ‘As Yahweh lives,[e] who led up, and who brought the offspring of the house of Israel from the land of the north and from all the lands where he had driven them.’ Then they will live in their land.”

The Unfaithful Prophets

Concerning the prophets:

My heart is broken in my midst.
    All my bones tremble.
I have become like a drunken man,
    even like a man over whom wine has passed,
because of Yahweh,
    and because of his holy words.[f]

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  1. Jeremiah 23:7 Literally “To thus”
  2. Jeremiah 23:7 Literally “a declaration of”
  3. Jeremiah 23:7 Literally “the life of Yahweh”
  4. Jeremiah 23:7 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  5. Jeremiah 23:8 Literally “the life of Yahweh”
  6. Jeremiah 23:9 Literally “words of his holiness”