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After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
And they returned from searching out the land after forty days.
2 Chronicles 36:21
to fulfil the word of Jehovah by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its sabbaths. All the days of its desolation it kept sabbath, to fulfil seventy years.
Forty years was I grieved with the generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways;
And when thou hast accomplished them, thou shalt lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed thee each day for a year.
Seventy weeks are apportioned out upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to close the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make expiation for iniquity, and to bring in the righteousness of the ages, and to seal the vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.
And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.
Shall ye bear
But the Levite, he shall perform the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity: it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations. And among the children of Israel shall they possess no inheritance;
And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister shalt thou not uncover; for he hath laid naked his near relation: they shall bear their iniquity.
For mine iniquities are gone over my head: as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of the inquirer;
1 Kings 8:56
Blessed be Jehovah, who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there has not failed one word of all his good promises which he spoke through Moses his servant!
Hath his loving-kindness ceased for ever? hath his word come to an end from generation to generation?
For he remembered his holy word, and Abraham his servant;
And at the moment that I speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant,
For the Lord will not cast off for ever;
Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.
Breach of promise
And Jehovah said to Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the strange gods of the land into which they enter, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
1 Samuel 2:30
Wherefore Jehovah the God of Israel saith, I said indeed, Thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever. But now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
And I took my staff, Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.
And ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye abode there.