Jeremiah 29:12
New International Version
Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

New Living Translation
In those days when you pray, I will listen.

English Standard Version
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Berean Study Bible
Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

New American Standard Bible
'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

King James Bible
Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Christian Standard Bible
You will call to me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Contemporary English Version
You will turn back to me and ask for help, and I will answer your prayers.

Good News Translation
Then you will call to me. You will come and pray to me, and I will answer you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

International Standard Version
When you call out to me and come and pray to me, I'll hear you.

NET Bible
When you call out to me and come to me in prayer, I will hear your prayers.

New Heart English Bible
You shall call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then you will call to me. You will come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall call upon Me, and go, and pray unto Me, and I will hearken unto you.

New American Standard 1977
‘Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then ye shall call upon me, and ye shall walk in my ways and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

King James 2000 Bible
Then shall you call upon me, and you shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

American King James Version
Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

American Standard Version
And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And do ye pray to me, and I will hearken to you: and do ye earnestly seek me, and ye shall find me;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you shall call upon me, and you shall go: and you shall pray to me, and I will hear you.

Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you;

English Revised Version
And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray to me, and I will hearken to you.

World English Bible
You shall call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Young's Literal Translation
'And ye have called Me, and have gone, and have prayed unto Me, and I have hearkened unto you,
Study Bible
Jeremiah's Letter to the Exiles
11For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, to give you a future and a hope. 12Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. 13You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 6:38
and when they return to You with all their heart and soul in the land of the enemies who took them captive, and when they pray in the direction of the land that You gave to their fathers, the city You have chosen, and the house I have built for Your Name,

Psalm 50:15
Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor Me."

Psalm 145:19
He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him; He hears their cry and saves them.

Jeremiah 33:3
Call to Me and I will answer and show you great and unsearchable things you do not know.

Daniel 9:3
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and petition, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

Treasury of Scripture

Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 31:9
They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 33:3
Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

Nehemiah 2:4
Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.







Lexicon
Then you will call
וּקְרָאתֶ֤ם (ū·qə·rā·ṯem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

upon Me
אֹתִי֙ (’ō·ṯî)
Direct object marker | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and come
וַֽהֲלַכְתֶּ֔ם (wa·hă·laḵ·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

and pray
וְהִתְפַּלַּלְתֶּ֖ם (wə·hiṯ·pal·lal·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6419: To judge, to intercede, pray

to Me,
אֵלָ֑י (’ê·lāy)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

and I will listen
וְשָׁמַעְתִּ֖י (wə·šā·ma‘·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

to you.
אֲלֵיכֶֽם׃ (’ă·lê·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to
(12, 13) Then shall ye call upon me . . .--The words need no comment, but they cannot be passed over without dwelling on the infinite tenderness which they manifest in the prophet's soul, the reflex of a like tenderness in the mind of God, from whom he gives the message. It is the anticipation of the like message from the lips of Christ, "He that seeketh findeth, and to him that knocketh it shall be opened" (Matthew 7:8). As they stand, the words are an echo of Deuteronomy 4:29-30, as Jeremiah 29:14 is of Deuteronomy 30:3-5.

Verse 12. - And ye shall go and pray unto me. "Go," that is, to the places "where prayer is wont to be made." The clause seems to refer to common prayer for a common object. Comp. striking passages in Solomon's prayer (1 Kings 8:48), and in Deuteronomy (Deuteronomy 4:29, 30). 29:8-19 Let men beware how they call those prophets whom they choose after their own fancies, and how they consider their fancies and dreams to be revelations from God. False prophets flatter people in their sins, because they love to be flattered; and they speak smoothly to their prophets, that their prophets may speak smoothly to them. God promises that they should return after seventy years were accomplished. By this it appears, that the seventy years of the captivity are not to be reckoned from the last captivity, but the first. It will be the bringing to pass of God's good word to them. This shall form God's purposes. We often do not know our own minds, but the Lord is never at an uncertainty. We are sometimes ready to fear that God's designs are all against us; but as to his own people, even that which seems evil, is for good. He will give them, not the expectations of their fears, or the expectations of their fancies, but the expectations of their faith; the end he has promised, which will be the best for them. When the Lord pours out an especial spirit of prayer, it is a good sign that he is coming toward us in mercy. Promises are given to quicken and encourage prayer. He never said, Seek ye me in vain. Those who remained at Jerusalem would be utterly destroyed, notwithstanding what the false prophets said to the contrary. The reason has often been given, and it justifies the eternal ruin of impenitent sinners; Because they have not hearkened to my words; I called, but they refused.
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