29:7 Work to see that the city where I sent you as exiles enjoys peace and prosperity. Pray to the Lord for it. For as it prospers you will prosper.’
29:10 “For the Lord says, ‘Only when the seventy years of Babylonian rule 1 are over will I again take up consideration for you. 2 Then I will fulfill my gracious promise to you and restore 3 you to your homeland. 4
[29:10] 3 tn Verse 10 is all one long sentence in the Hebrew original: “According to the fullness of Babylon seventy years I will take thought of you and I will establish my gracious word to you by bringing you back to this place.” The sentence has been broken up to conform better to contemporary English style.