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had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah,
and the princes of Judah, with the carpenters and smiths, from
Jerusalem, and had brought them to Babylon.
JER 24:2 One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are
first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not
be eaten, they were so bad.
JER 24:3 Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I
said, Figs; the good figs, very good; and the evil, very evil, that
cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
JER 24:4 Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
JER 24:5 Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel; Like these good figs,
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