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Jeremiah 3:19

19   “‘I said,
    How I would set you among my sons,
  and give you a pleasant land,
    a heritage most beautiful of all nations.
  And I thought you would call me, My Father,
    and would not turn from following me.

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Jeremiah 3:19, KJV

19 But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.

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Jeremiah 3:19, NASB

``Then I said, `How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, `You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

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Jeremiah 3:19, NLT

19“I thought to myself,

‘I would love to treat you as my own children!’

I wanted nothing more than to give you this beautiful land—

the finest possession in the world.

I looked forward to your calling me ‘Father,’

and I wanted you never to turn from me.