19 God is not human,(A) that he should lie,(B)
    not a human being, that he should change his mind.(C)
Does he speak and then not act?
    Does he promise(D) and not fulfill?

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19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

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24 The Lord Almighty has sworn,(A)

“Surely, as I have planned,(B) so it will be,
    and as I have purposed, so it will happen.(C)

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24 The Lord of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:

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26 “Have you not heard?
    Long ago I ordained(A) it.
In days of old I planned(B) it;
    now I have brought it to pass,
that you have turned fortified cities
    into piles of stone.(C)

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26 Hast thou not heard long ago, how I have done it; and of ancient times, that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste defenced cities into ruinous heaps.

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11 From the east I summon(A) a bird of prey;(B)
    from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose.
What I have said, that I will bring about;
    what I have planned,(C) that I will do.(D)

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11 Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

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11 In him we were also chosen,[a] having been predestined(A) according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose(B) of his will,

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 1:11 Or were made heirs
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11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

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