Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
But, he, is one, and who can turn him? What his soul desired, he hath done.
The counsel of Yahweh, to times age-abiding, shall stand, The devices of his heart, from generation to generation.
Mighty things, hast thou done - Thou, Yahweh my God, Thy wonderful doings and thy purposes to-wards us, There is no setting them in order unto thee - I would tell, and would speak! - They are too great to rehearse.
Declaring from the beginning, the latter end, And from olden time, that which had never been done, - Saying My purpose shall stand, and All my pleasure, will I perform;
For, my thoughts, are not, your thoughts, Nor, your ways, my ways, - Declareth Yahweh.
But, they, know not the purposes of Yahweh, neither have they discerned his counsel, - for he hath gathered them, as sheaves, to a threshing-floor.
Howbeit, as for my words and my statutes with which I charged my servants the prophets, did they not overtake your fathers? and so they returned and said, Just as Yahweh of hosts planned to do unto us, according to our ways and according to our practices, So hath he dealt with us?
For, thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, Just as I planned to bring calamity upon you, when your fathers provoked me, saith Yahweh of hosts, - and I relented not,
Good it is - both to wait and to be silent, for the deliverance of Yahweh;
Yea there is hope for thy future Declareth Yahweh, - And thy sons shall return to their own boundary.