12 The Lord said to me, “You have seen correctly, for I am watching[a](A) to see that my word is fulfilled.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 1:12 The Hebrew for watching sounds like the Hebrew for almond tree.
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28 Just as I watched(A) over them to uproot(B) and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster,(C) so I will watch over them to build and to plant,”(D) declares the Lord.

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27 For I am watching(A) over them for harm,(B) not for good; the Jews in Egypt will perish(C) by sword and famine(D) until they are all destroyed.(E)

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