10 This is what the Lord says: “When seventy years(A) are completed for Babylon, I will come to you(B) and fulfill my good promise(C) to bring you back(D) to this place. 11 For I know the plans(E) I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper(F) you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.(G) 12 Then you will call(H) on me and come and pray(I) to me, and I will listen(J) to you. 13 You will seek(K) me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.(L) 14 I will be found by you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back(M) from captivity.[a] I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.”(N)

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  1. Jeremiah 29:14 Or will restore your fortunes

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