17 and none of the condemned things[a] are to be found in your hands. Then the Lord will turn from his fierce anger,(A) will show you mercy,(B) and will have compassion(C) on you. He will increase your numbers,(D) as he promised(E) on oath to your ancestors—

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 13:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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17 And there shall cleave nought of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the Lord may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;

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and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent(A) and not inflict on it the disaster(B) I had planned.

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If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

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11 I am with you(A) and will save you,’
    declares the Lord.
‘Though I completely destroy all the nations
    among which I scatter you,
    I will not completely destroy(B) you.
I will discipline(C) you but only in due measure;
    I will not let you go entirely unpunished.’(D)

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11 For I am with thee, saith the Lord, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet I will not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.

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