Jeremiah 31:3

“The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord hath appeared of old vnto mee, saying; Yea I haue loued thee with an euerlasting loue: therefore with louing kindnesse haue I drawen thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD appeared to him from afar, {saying,} "I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah appeared of old unto me, `saying', Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From far away he saw the Lord: my love for you is an eternal love: so with mercy I have made you come with me.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah hath appeared from afar unto me, [saying,] Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee.
- Darby Bible

The LORD appeared of old to me, saying, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh appeared of old to me, [saying], Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love: therefore with loving kindness have I drawn you.
- World English Bible

From afar Jehovah hath appeared to me, With love age-during I have loved thee, Therefore I have drawn thee [with] kindness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'From afar the LORD appeared unto me.' 'Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love; therefore with affection have I drawn thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Jeremiah 31

  • Bobby Earl Epinger
    The Almighty God made the first Covenant with Israel and Jeremiah 31:31 clearly states that He will make The New Covenant with Israel also. Because Salvation comes from and is of the Jewish people through our Savior Jesus, Who is The Christ and Savior not only in this world, but also in the world that is to come.
  • Terence
    In times of weakness Jesus is always there to streghthen us...He turns sorrow into Joy and our mournings into dancing ...How great and faithful He is to us!He deserve to be praise and worship the true King Jesus!
  • Lilian
    God is a promising God and a good Father to us. He loves us so much that he sent his only begotten Son Jesus Christ for whoever believes in him will not be perish but have everlasting life. Thanks to Jesus for the precious blood that shed for us on the cross. We are now saved by his Grace as his love to all of us endures forever. We must now believe Jesus and obey his words and commandments until. Jesus loves you and he is faithful to his promises and he will never ever leave us nor forsake us. There is no other Jehovah its only Jesus the Provider our Peace and our Healer. Thanks to Jesus for his precious blood, his resurrection his acension and thanks for sending us the Holy Spirit. Amen
  • Shannon Coultas for verse 22
    all the men most will be dead.
  • P. mitchell for verse 16
    I just finished 10 10 a season of seeking the face of God through prayer and fasting. He lit up my spirit with a word 2 days ago "The spirit of God is rising in the earth. " Today He gives Jer 31 16. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!!!
  • Jehovah God can forgive sins on the basis of the ransom sacrifice. When he does, God forgets in the sense that he will not remember those sins in order to punish again

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