Jeremiah 31:39
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New Living Translation
A measuring line will be stretched out over the hill of Gareb and across to Goah.

King James Bible
And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.

Darby Bible Translation
And the measuring line shall yet go forth before it unto the hill Gareb, and shall turn toward Goath.

World English Bible
The measuring line shall go out further straight onward to the hill Gareb, and shall turn about to Goah.

Young's Literal Translation
And gone out again hath the measuring line Over-against it, unto the height of Gareb, And it hath compassed to Goah.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

31:39 The line - That is, it shall be built round about upon its old foundations.

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Conversion of all that Come.
"Turn Thou me and I shall be turned." --Jer. xxxi. 18. The elect, born again and effectually called, converts himself. To remain unconverted is impossible; but he inclines his ear, he turns his face to the blessed God, he is converted in the fullest sense of the word. In conversion the fact of cooperation on the part of the saved sinner assumes a clearly defined and perceptible character. In regeneration there was none; in the calling there was a beginning of it; in conversion proper it became a
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Old Things are Passed Away.

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Whether the Active Life Remains after this Life?
Objection 1: It would seem that the active life remains after this life. For the acts of the moral virtues belong to the active life, as stated above [3738](A[1]). But the moral virtues endure after this life according to Augustine (De Trin. xiv, 9). Therefore the active life remains after this life. Objection 2: Further, teaching others belongs to the active life, as stated above [3739](A[3]). But in the life to come when "we shall be like the angels," teaching will be possible: even as apparently
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

A Prophet of Peace
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 4.] The work of Elisha as a prophet was in some respects very different from that of Elijah. To Elijah had been committed messages of condemnation and judgment; his was the voice of fearless reproof, calling king and people to turn from their evil ways. Elisha's was a more peaceful mission; his it was to build up and strengthen the work that Elijah had begun; to teach the people the way of the Lord. Inspiration pictures him as coming into personal touch with the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Zechariah 1:16
"'Therefore, this is what the LORD says: I have returned to show mercy to Jerusalem. My Temple will be rebuilt, says the LORD of Heaven's Armies, and measurements will be taken for the reconstruction of Jerusalem.'

Zechariah 2:1
When I looked again, I saw a man with a measuring line in his hand.

Zechariah 2:2
"Where are you going?" I asked. He replied, "I am going to measure Jerusalem, to see how wide and how long it is."

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