If you return(A) to the Lord, then your fellow Israelites and your children will be shown compassion(B) by their captors and will return to this land, for the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate.(C) He will not turn his face from you if you return to him.”

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20 Is not Ephraim my dear son,
    the child(A) in whom I delight?
Though I often speak against him,
    I still remember(B) him.
Therefore my heart yearns for him;
    I have great compassion(C) for him,”
declares the Lord.

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41 I will rejoice(A) in doing them good(B) and will assuredly plant(C) them in this land with all my heart and soul.(D)

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23 Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? declares the Sovereign Lord. Rather, am I not pleased(A) when they turn from their ways and live?(B)

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