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24 However, if you listen carefully to me, declares the Lord, and if you do not carry any load through the gates of the city on the Sabbath day, but you instead keep the Sabbath day holy and do not do any work, 25 then kings who sit on David’s throne and their officials will enter in through the gates of this city, riding in chariots and on horses, along with the men of Judah and with those who live in Jerusalem. They will live in this city forever. 26 They will come from the cities of Judah, from the places around Jerusalem, from the land of Benjamin, from the Shephelah,[a] from the hill country, and from the Negev.[b] They will bring burnt offerings, sacrifices, fellowship offerings,[c] incense, and thank offerings to the House of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 17:26 The western foothills of Judah
  2. Jeremiah 17:26 The arid region south of Judah
  3. Jeremiah 17:26 Traditionally peace offerings

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