Jeremiah 50:5
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5  They shall inquire for Tzion; in that direction their faces shall turn; they shall come and attach themselves to Hashem by a covenant for all time, which shall never be forgotten.

tzi-YON yish-A-lu DE-rekh HAY-nah f’-nay-HEM BO-u v’-nil-VU el a-do-NAI b’-REET o-LAM LO ti-sha-KHAY-akh

ה  צִיּוֹן יִשְׁאָלוּ דֶּרֶךְ הֵנָּה פְנֵיהֶם בֹּאוּ וְנִלְווּ אֶל־יְהֹוָה בְּרִית עוֹלָם לֹא תִשָּׁכֵחַ׃

50:5   A covenant for all time, which shall never be forgotten 

For most of Yirmiyahu’s prophecies, the mighty nation of Babylonia serves as a messenger or agent, carrying out God’s will. When the People of Israel wish to challenge Babylonia’s rule over them, Yirmiyahu tells them that to do so is tantamount to challenging Hashem Himself. However, like the other nations before them, Babylonia will eventually be punished for its arrogance and sinful behavior. Like Israel, they shall face an enemy “from the north” (verse 3). When this occurs, Israel will once again be returned to its homeland. As Yirmiyahu says in verse 19, “And I will lead Yisrael back to his pasture.” While nations come and go, the Jewish people remain connected to their beloved Land of Israel in “a covenant for all time, which shall never be forgotten.”

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  • Read Genesis chapter 15, starting at verse 1, and it will explain all about the Abrahamic covenant.

    You might also want to read Genesis 12:1-3 and verse 7.

  • An everlasting covenant!
    Reading in verse 20 'In those days, and in that time, saith Hashem, the iniquity of Yisrael shall be sought for, and there shall be none, and the sins of Yehudah, and they shall not be found; for I will pardon them whom I leave as a remnant.'

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