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And it shall come to pass, that like as I have watched over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.
Behold me! watching over them for calamity, and not for blessing, - so shall all the men of Judah who are in the land of Egypt, be consumed, by sword and by famine until there be an end of them.
Therefore hath Yahweh, kept watch, for the calamity, and brought it in upon us, - for righteous is Yahweh our God concerning all his deeds which he hath done, seeing that we had not hearkened unto his voice.
See! I have set thee in charge this day, over the nations and over the kingdoms, To uproot and to break down, and to destroy and to tear in pieces, - To build and to plant.
The moment I speak, concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom, - to pull up and to break down, and to destroy;
Thus, shalt thou say unto him Thus, saith Yahweh, - Lo! what I had built, I am pulling down, And what I had planted, I am rooting up, - And that is, all the land:
Therefore will I set mine eye upon them for good, and will bring them hack upon this land, - and will build them up, and not pull them down, and will plant them and not root them up;
And I will rejoice over them, to do them good, - And will plant them in this land in truth, with all my heart and with all my soul.
For, God, will save Zion, And build the cities of Judah, So shall men dwell there, and possess it:
When Yahweh, hath built up, Zion, Hath appeared in his glory;
Yahweh, is building Jerusalem, The outcasts of Israel, will he gather together.
A time to be born, and a time to die, - A time to plant, and a time to uproot what is planted;
Thou must know, then, and understand: From the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem - unto the Anointed One, the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks, - the broadway and the wall, shall again be built, even in the end of the times.
In that day, will I raise up the pavilion of David, that is lying prostrate, - and wall up the breaches of them, and, his ruins, will I raise up, and will build it, as in the days of age-past times:
After these things, will I return, and will rebuild the tent of David that hath fallen, and, the ruins thereof, will I rebuild, and will set it up again:
Will a bird fall upon a net to the earth, when there is no, snare, for it? Will a net rise front the ground, when it hath, captured nothing?