New International Version
"This is what the LORD says: 'If you can break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night no longer come at their appointed time,
King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD; If ye can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season;
Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith Jehovah: If ye can break my covenant [in respect] of the day, and my covenant [in respect] of the night, so that there should not be day and night in their season,
World English Bible
Thus says Yahweh: If you can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, so that there shall not be day and night in their season;
Young's Literal Translation
'Thus said Jehovah: If ye do break My covenant of the day, And My covenant of the night, So that they are not daily and nightly in their season,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If ye can break my covenant of the day - See the note on Jeremiah 31:36.
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'I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against Me; and I will pardon all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have transgressed against Me.'--JER. xxxiii. 8. Jeremiah was a prisoner in the palace of the last King of Judah. The long, national tragedy had reached almost the last scene of the last act. The besiegers were drawing their net closer round the doomed city. The prophet had never faltered in predicting its fall, but he had as uniformly …
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The Royal Priesthood
Light through Darkness
God set them in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth,
"As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."
Yet in spite of this, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them or abhor them so as to destroy them completely, breaking my covenant with them. I am the LORD their God.
I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky."
He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.
and he established them for ever and ever-- he issued a decree that will never pass away.
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