"If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith the LORD, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove.
"And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.
"For thus saith the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns."
"The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
"Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
"Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.
"And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
"Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
"O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand … "
"How long will you waver and hesitate [to return], O you backsliding daughter? For the Lord has created a [a]new thing in the land [of Israel]: a female shall compass (woo, win, and protect) a man."
—Jeremiah 31:22 - Amplified Bible (AMP)
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"How long will you hesitate, you unruly daughter? For ADONAI has created something new on earth: a woman with the strengths of a man."
—Jeremiah 31:22 - The Complete Jewish Bible
The Complete Jewish Bible - Copyright 1998 by David H. Stern. Published by Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc.