Jeremiah 31:31–34

31 “A new day is coming,” announces the Lord.

“I will make a new covenant

with the people of Israel.

I will also make it with the people of Judah.

32 It will not be like the covenant

I made with their people long ago.

That was when I took them by the hand.

I led them out of Egypt.

But they broke my covenant.

They did it even though I was like a husband to them,”

announces the Lord.

33 “This is the covenant I will make with Israel

after that time,” announces the Lord.

“I will put my law in their minds.

I will write it on their hearts.

I will be their God.

And they will be my people.

34 A man will not need to teach his neighbor anymore.

And he will not need to teach his friend anymore.

He will not say, ‘Know the Lord.’

Everyone will know me.

From the least important of them to the most important,

all of them will know me,”

announces the Lord.

“I will forgive their evil ways.

I will not remember their sins anymore.”

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