Jeremiah 29:12
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New International Version
Then you will call on 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.

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thoughts of peace - Here God gives them to understand,

1. That his love was moved towards them.

2. That he would perform his good word, his promises often repeated, to them.

3. That for the fulfillment of these they must pray, seek, and search.

4. That he would hearken, and they should find him; provided,

5. They sought him with their whole heart, Jeremiah 29:10-13.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 31:9 They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them...

Jeremiah 33:3 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.

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

Psalm 10:17 LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Psalm 102:16,17 When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory...

Isaiah 30:19 For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: you shall weep no more: he will be very gracious to you at the voice of your cry...

Isaiah 65:24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Ezekiel 36:37 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them...

Daniel 9:3 And I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...

Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you...

Library
Finding God
Ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart.' (Jeremiah xxix. 13.) The words of Jeremiah in their relation to God are very appropriate for men and women in whose hearts there is any longing after personal Holiness. Look at them: 'Ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart'. I like this word, because it turns our minds to the true and only source of light and life and power. We speak of seeking and getting the blessing; but,
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service

The Secret of Effectual Prayer
"What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye have received them, and ye shall have them."--MARK xi. 24. Here we have a summary of the teaching of our Lord Jesus on prayer. Nothing will so much help to convince us of the sin of our remissness in prayer, to discover its causes, and to give us courage to expect entire deliverance, as the careful study and then the believing acceptance of that teaching. The more heartily we enter into the mind of our blessed Lord, and set ourselves simply
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Chronicles 6:38
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their captivity where they were taken, and pray toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and toward the temple I have built for your Name;

Psalm 50:15
and call on 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 you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.'

Daniel 9:3
So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes.

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