19 O Lord, thou art my [a]fortress, and my strength and my refuge in the day of affliction: the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the world, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited [b]lies, and vanity, wherein there was no profit.
20 Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods?
21 Behold, therefore I will this once [c]teach them: I will show them mine hand and my power, and they shall know that my Name is the Lord.
Jeremiah 16:19He wondereth at the great mercy of God in this deliverance, which shall not only extend to the Jews, but also to the Gentiles.
Jeremiah 16:19Our fathers were most vile idolaters, therefore it cometh only of God’s mercy, that he performeth his promise, and hath not utterly cast us off.
Jeremiah 16:21They shall once again feel my power and mercy for their deliverance, that they may learn to worship me.
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