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26:40 Even in judgment there was always hope (Deut. 30:1–10). Punishment did not mean an end to the covenant (vv. 44, 45; Gen. 17:2 note; Rom. 11:1–29). God’s judgments on His people proved He still cared about them (Heb. 12:5, 6).