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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.

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That like

Jeremiah 44:27
Behold me watching over them for evil and not for good: and they were consumed, all the men of Judah who are in the land of Egypt, by sword and by famine, even till their finishing.
Daniel 9:14
And Jehovah will watch for evil, and will bring it upon us: for Jehovah our God is just upon all his works which he did: and we heard not to his voice.

To pluck

Jeremiah 1:10
See, I appointed thee this day over the nations and over the kingdoms to pluck up and to tear down, and to destroy, and to overthrow, to build and to plant
Jeremiah 18:7
The moment I shall speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to tear down, and to destroy:
Jeremiah 45:4
Thus shalt thou say to him, Thus said Jehovah, Behold, what I built I pulled down, and what I planted I plucked up, and all this land.


Jeremiah 24:6
And I set mine eyes upon them for good, and I turned them back upon this land: and I built them, and I will not pull down: and I planted them, and I will not pluck up.
Jeremiah 32:41
And I rejoiced over them to do them good, and I planted them in this land in truth with all my heart and with all my soul
Psalm 69:35
For God will save Zion, and he will build the cities of Judah, and they shall dwell there and inherit it
Psalm 102:16
For Jehovah built Zion, he was seen in his glory
Psalm 147:2
Jehovah builds Jerusalem: he will collect together the outcasts of Israel.
Ecclesiastes 3:2
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the planting
Daniel 9:25
And thou shalt know and understand, from the going forth of the word to turn back and to build Jerusalem even to Messiah the leader, seventy weeks, and sixty and two weeks: and the street shall turn back and be built, and the ditch, in the trouble of the times.
Amos 9:11
In that day I will raise up the tent of David having fallen, and I walled in their breaches, and I will raise up its destructions, and I built it as the days of old:
Acts 15:16
After these will I return, and rebuild the tent of David, having fallen; and its things undermined will I rebuild, and set it upright:

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Amos 3:5
Will the bird fall upon the snare of the earth and no noose for her? shall a snare be brought up from the earth and a taking shall not be taken?