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Jeremiah 31:3-5 Common English Bible (CEB)

    the Lord appeared to them[a] from a distance:[b]
I have loved you with a love that lasts forever.
    And so with unfailing love,
        I have drawn you to myself.[c]
Again, I will build you up,
    and you will be rebuilt, virgin Israel.
Again, you will play your tambourines
    and dance with joy.
Again, you will plant vineyards
    on the hills of Samaria;
    farmers will plant and then enjoy the harvests.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 31:3 Or to me
  2. Jeremiah 31:3 Or a long time ago
  3. Jeremiah 31:3 Heb lacks myself.
Common English Bible (CEB)

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Jeremiah 31:3-5 New International Version (NIV)

The Lord appeared to us in the past,[a] saying:

“I have loved you with an everlasting love;
    I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.
I will build you up again,
    and you, Virgin Israel, will be rebuilt.
Again you will take up your timbrels
    and go out to dance with the joyful.
Again you will plant vineyards
    on the hills of Samaria;
the farmers will plant them
    and enjoy their fruit.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 31:3 Or Lord has appeared to us from afar
New International Version (NIV)

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