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Jeremiah 30:18–22

18  “Thus says the Lord:

Behold, mI will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob

and have compassion on his dwellings;

the city shall be rebuilt on nits mound,

and the palace shall stand where it used to be.

19  oOut of them shall come songs of thanksgiving,

and the voices of those who celebrate.

pI will multiply them, and they shall not be few;

I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.

20  qTheir children shall be as they were of old,

and their congregation shall be established before me,

and I will punish all who oppress them.

21  rTheir prince shall be one of themselves;

rtheir ruler shall come out from their midst;

sI will make him draw near, and he shall approach me,

tfor who would dare of himself to approach me?

declares the Lord.

22  uAnd you shall be my people,

and I will be your God.”

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Jeremiah 30:18–22 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 “This is what the Lord says:

“ ‘I will restore the fortunes of Jacob’s tents

and have compassion on his dwellings;

the city will be rebuilt on her ruins,

and the palace will stand in its proper place.

19 From them will come songs of thanksgiving

and the sound of rejoicing.

I will add to their numbers,

and they will not be decreased;

I will bring them honor,

and they will not be disdained.

20 Their children will be as in days of old,

and their community will be established before me;

I will punish all who oppress them.

21 Their leader will be one of their own;

their ruler will arise from among them.

I will bring him near and he will come close to me—

for who is he who will devote himself

to be close to me?’

declares the Lord.

22 “ ‘So you will be my people,

and I will be your God.’ ”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 Thus saith the Lord;

Behold, I will bring again the captivity of Jacob’s tents,

And have mercy on his dwellingplaces; and

The city shall be builded upon her own heap,

And the palace shall remain after the manner thereof.

19 And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry:

And I will multiply them, and they shall not be few;

I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

20 Their children also shall be as aforetime,

And their congregation shall be established before me,

And I will punish all that oppress them.

21 And their nobles shall be of themselves,

And their governor shall proceed from the midst of them;

And I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me:

For who is this that engaged his heart to approach unto me? saith the Lord.

22 And ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 This is what the Lord says:

“When I bring Israel home again from captivity

and restore their fortunes,

Jerusalem will be rebuilt on its ruins,

and the palace reconstructed as before.

19 There will be joy and songs of thanksgiving,

and I will multiply my people, not diminish them;

I will honor them, not despise them.

20 Their children will prosper as they did long ago.

I will establish them as a nation before me,

and I will punish anyone who hurts them.

21 They will have their own ruler again,

and he will come from their own people.

I will invite him to approach me,” says the Lord,

“for who would dare to come unless invited?

22 You will be my people,

and I will be your God.”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 “Thus says the Lord:

‘Behold, I will bring back the captivity of Jacob’s tents,

And have mercy on his dwelling places;

The city shall be built upon its own mound,

And the palace shall remain according to its own plan.

19 Then out of them shall proceed thanksgiving

And the voice of those who make merry;

I will multiply them, and they shall not diminish;

I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

20 Their children also shall be as before,

And their congregation shall be established before Me;

And I will punish all who oppress them.

21 Their nobles shall be from among them,

And their governor shall come from their midst;

Then I will cause him to draw near,

And he shall approach Me;

For who is this who pledged his heart to approach Me?’ says the Lord.

22 ‘You shall be My people,

And I will be your God.’ ”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 This is what the Lord said:

“I will soon make the tents of Jacob’s people as they used to be,

and I will have pity on Israel’s houses.

The city will be rebuilt on its hill of ruins,

and the king’s palace will stand in its proper place.

19 People in those places will sing songs of praise.

There will be the sound of laughter.

I will give them many children

so their number will not be small.

I will bring honor to them

so no one will look down on them.

20 Their descendants will be as they were in the old days.

I will set them up as a strong people before me,

and I will punish the nations who have hurt them.

21 One of their own people will lead them;

their ruler will come from among them.

He will come near to me when I invite him.

Who would dare to come to me uninvited?” says the Lord.

22 “So you will be my people,

and I will be your God.”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will turn again the captivity of Jacob’s tents, and have compassion on his dwelling-places; and the city shall be builded upon its own hill, and the palace shall be inhabited after its own manner. 19 And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small. 20 Their children also shall be as aforetime, and their congregation shall be established before me; and I will punish all that oppress them. 21 And their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is he that hath had boldness to approach unto me? saith Jehovah. 22 And ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will turn the captivity of Jacob’s tents, and have mercy on his habitations; and the city shall be built upon her own heap; and the palace shall be inhabited after the manner thereof. 19 And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving, and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be diminished; and I will honour them, and they shall not be small. 20 And their sons shall be as aforetime; and their assembly shall be established before me; and I will punish all that oppress them. 21 And their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to approach, and he shall draw near unto me. For who is this that engageth his heart to draw near unto me? saith Jehovah. 22 And ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 “This is what the Lord says:

I’m going to bring the captives back to Jacob’s tents

and show compassion on their homes.

Cities will be built on the ruins,

and fortified palaces will be built in their rightful place.

19 The people who live there will sing songs of praise,

and the sound of laughter will be heard from there.

I’ll make them numerous, and their number won’t decrease.

I’ll bring them honor, and they won’t be considered unimportant.

20 Their children will be like they were long ago.

Their community will be established in my presence,

and I will punish everyone who oppresses them.

21 Their leader will be someone from their own people.

Their ruler will come from among them.

I’ll bring him near, and he will come close to me.

Who would dare to come near me?” asks the Lord.

22 You will be my people, and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 This is what the Lord says:

I will certainly restore the fortunes of Jacob’s tents

and show compassion

Every city will be rebuilt on its mound;

every citadel will stand on its proper site.

19 Thanksgiving will come out of them,

a sound of celebration.

I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;

I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.

20 His children will be as in past days;

his congregation will be established in My presence.

I will punish all his oppressors.

21 Jacob’s leader will be one of them;

his ruler will issue from him.

I will invite him to Me, and he will approach Me,

for who would otherwise risk his life to approach Me?

This is the Lord’s declaration.

22 You will be My people,

and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Thus says the Lord:

I am going to restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob,

and have compassion on his dwellings;

the city shall be rebuilt upon its mound,

and the citadel set on its rightful site.

19 Out of them shall come thanksgiving,

and the sound of merrymakers.

I will make them many, and they shall not be few;

I will make them honored, and they shall not be disdained.

20 Their children shall be as of old,

their congregation shall be established before me;

and I will punish all who oppress them.

21 Their prince shall be one of their own,

their ruler shall come from their midst;

I will bring him near, and he shall approach me,

for who would otherwise dare to approach me?

says the Lord.

22 And you shall be my people,

and I will be your God.

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 Thus says Yahweh:

‘Look, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob,

and I will have compassion on his dwellings,

and the city will be rebuilt upon its mound,

and the citadel fortress will stand on its rightful site.

19 And thanksgiving and the sound of merrymakers

will come out from them,

and I will make them numerous,

and they will not be few.

And I will make them honored,

and they will not be lowly.

20 And their children will be as of old,

and their community will be established before me.

And I will punish all their oppressors.

21 And their noble will be from them,

and their ruler will come out from their midst.

And I will bring him near and he will approach me.

For who is he that would pledge his heart to approach me?’ declares Yahweh.

22 ‘And you will be to me a people,

and I will be to you God.’ ”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

18 The Lord says,

“I will bless Jacob’s people with great success again.

I will show tender love to Israel.

Jerusalem will be rebuilt where it was destroyed.

The palace will stand in its proper place.

19 From those places the songs of people giving thanks will be heard.

The sound of great joy will come from there.

I will increase the numbers of my people.

Their numbers will not become smaller.

I will bring them honor.

People will have respect for them.

20 Things will be as they used to be for Jacob’s people.

I will make their community firm and secure.

I will punish everyone who treats them badly.

21 Their leader will be one of their own people.

Their ruler will rise up from among them.

I will bring him near.

And he will come close to me.

He will commit himself to serve me,”

announces the Lord.

22 “So you will be my people.

And I will be your God.”

Jeremiah 30:18–22 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 Thus says the Lord,

Behold, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob

And have compassion on his dwelling places;

And the city will be rebuilt on its ruin,

And the palace will stand on its rightful place.

19 ‘From them will proceed thanksgiving

And the voice of those who celebrate;

And I will multiply them and they will not be diminished;

I will also honor them and they will not be insignificant.

20 ‘Their children also will be as formerly,

And their congregation shall be established before Me;

And I will punish all their oppressors.

21 ‘Their leader shall be one of them,

And their ruler shall come forth from their midst;

And I will bring him near and he shall approach Me;

For who would dare to risk his life to approach Me?’ declares the Lord.

22 ‘You shall be My people,

And I will be your God.’ ”