إِرْمِيَا 31

«فِي ذَلِكَ ٱلزَّمَانِ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، أَكُونُ إِلَهًا لِكُلِّ عَشَائِرِ إِسْرَائِيلَ، وَهُمْ يَكُونُونَ لِي شَعْبًا. ١ 1
“At that time—this is Yahweh's declaration—I will be the God of all the clans of Israel, and they will be my people.”
هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ: قَدْ وَجَدَ نِعْمَةً فِي ٱلْبَرِّيَّةِ، ٱلشَّعْبُ ٱلْبَاقِي عَنِ ٱلسَّيْفِ، إِسْرَائِيلُ حِينَ سِرْتُ لِأُرِيحَهُ». ٢ 2
Yahweh says this, “The people who have survived the sword have found favor in the wilderness; I will go out to give rest to Israel.”
تَرَاءَى لِي ٱلرَّبُّ مِنْ بَعِيدٍ: «وَمَحَبَّةً أَبَدِيَّةً أَحْبَبْتُكِ، مِنْ أَجْلِ ذَلِكَ أَدَمْتُ لَكِ ٱلرَّحْمَةَ. ٣ 3
Yahweh appeared to me in the past and said, “I have loved you, Israel, with everlasting love. So I have drawn you toward myself with covenant faithfulness.
سَأَبْنِيكِ بَعْدُ، فَتُبْنَيْنَ يَا عَذْرَاءَ إِسْرَائِيلَ. تَتَزَيَّنِينَ بَعْدُ بِدُفُوفِكِ، وَتَخْرُجِينَ فِي رَقْصِ ٱللَّاعِبِينَ. ٤ 4
I will build you up again so you will be built, virgin Israel. You will again pick up your tambourines and go out with happy dances.
تَغْرِسِينَ بَعْدُ كُرُومًا فِي جِبَالِ ٱلسَّامِرَةِ. يَغْرِسُ ٱلْغَارِسُونَ وَيَبْتَكِرُونَ. ٥ 5
You will plant vineyards again on the mountains of Samaria; the farmers will plant and put the fruit to good use.
لِأَنَّهُ يَكُونُ يَوْمٌ يُنَادِي فِيهِ ٱلنَّوَاطِيرُ فِي جِبَالِ أَفْرَايِمَ: قُومُوا فَنَصْعَدَ إِلَى صِهْيَوْنَ، إِلَى ٱلرَّبِّ إِلَهِنَا. ٦ 6
For a day will come when the watchmen in the mountains of Ephraim will proclaim, 'Arise, let us go up to Zion to Yahweh our God.'
لِأَنَّهُ هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ: رَنِّمُوا لِيَعْقُوبَ فَرَحًا، وَٱهْتِفُوا بِرَأْسِ ٱلشُّعُوبِ. سَمِّعُوا، سَبِّحُوا، وَقُولُوا: خَلِّصْ يَارَبُّ شَعْبَكَ بَقِيَّةَ إِسْرَائِيلَ. ٧ 7
For Yahweh says this, “Shout for joy over Jacob! Shout in gladness for the chief people of the nations! Let praise be heard. Say, 'Yahweh has rescued his people, the remnant of Israel.'
هَأَنَذَا آتِي بِهِمْ مِنْ أَرْضِ ٱلشِّمَالِ، وَأَجْمَعُهُمْ مِنْ أَطْرَافِ ٱلْأَرْضِ. بَيْنَهُمُ ٱلْأَعْمَى وَٱلْأَعْرَجُ، ٱلْحُبْلَى وَٱلْمَاخِضُ مَعًا. جَمْعٌ عَظِيمٌ يَرْجِعُ إِلَى هُنَا. ٨ 8
See, I am about to bring them from the northern lands. I will gather them from the farthest parts of the earth. The blind and lame will be among them; pregnant women and those who are about to give birth will be with them. A great assembly will return here.
بِٱلْبُكَاءِ يَأْتُونَ، وَبِٱلتَّضَرُّعَاتِ أَقُودُهُمْ. أُسَيِّرُهُمْ إِلَى أَنْهَارِ مَاءٍ فِي طَرِيقٍ مُسْتَقِيمَةٍ لَا يَعْثُرُونَ فِيهَا. لِأَنِّي صِرْتُ لِإِسْرَائِيلَ أَبًا، وَأَفْرَايِمُ هُوَ بِكْرِي. ٩ 9
They will come weeping; I will lead them as they make their pleas. I will have them journey to streams of water on a straight road. They will not stumble on it, for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim will be my firstborn.”
«اِسْمَعُوا كَلِمَةَ ٱلرَّبِّ أَيُّهَا ٱلْأُمَمُ، وَأَخْبِرُوا فِي ٱلْجَزَائِرِ ٱلْبَعِيدَةِ، وَقُولُوا: مُبَدِّدُ إِسْرَائِيلَ يَجْمَعُهُ وَيَحْرُسُهُ كَرَاعٍ قَطِيعَهُ. ١٠ 10
“Hear the word of Yahweh, nations. Report along the coasts in the distance. You nations must say, 'The one who scattered Israel is gathering her up and keeping her as a shepherd keeps his sheep.'
لِأَنَّ ٱلرَّبَّ فَدَى يَعْقُوبَ وَفَكَّهُ مِنْ يَدِ ٱلَّذِي هُوَ أَقْوَى مِنْهُ. ١١ 11
For Yahweh has ransomed Jacob and has redeemed him from the hand that was too strong for him.
فَيَأْتُونَ وَيُرَنِّمُونَ فِي مُرْتَفَعِ صِهْيَوْنَ، وَيَجْرُونَ إِلَى جُودِ ٱلرَّبِّ عَلَى ٱلْحِنْطَةِ وَعَلَى ٱلْخَمْرِ وَعَلَى ٱلزَّيْتِ وَعَلَى أَبْنَاءِ ٱلْغَنَمِ وَٱلْبَقَرِ. وَتَكُونُ نَفْسُهُمْ كَجَنَّةٍ رَيَّا، وَلَا يَعُودُونَ يَذُوبُونَ بَعْدُ. ١٢ 12
Then they will come and rejoice on the heights of Zion. Their faces will shine because of Yahweh's goodness, over the corn and the new wine, over the oil and the offspring of the flocks and herds. For their lives will become like a watered garden, and they will never again feel any more sorrow.
حِينَئِذٍ تَفْرَحُ ٱلْعَذْرَاءُ بِٱلرَّقْصِ، وَٱلشُّبَّانُ وَٱلشُّيُوخُ مَعًا. وَأُحَوِّلُ نَوْحَهُمْ إِلَى طَرَبٍ، وَأُعَزِّيهِمْ وَأُفَرِّحُهُمْ مِنْ حُزْنِهِمْ. ١٣ 13
Then virgins will rejoice with dancing, and young and old men will be together. For I will change their mourning into celebration. I will have compassion on them and cause them to rejoice instead of sorrowing.
وَأُرْوِي نَفْسَ ٱلْكَهَنَةِ مِنَ ٱلدَّسَمِ، وَيَشْبَعُ شَعْبِي مِنْ جُودِي، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. ١٤ 14
Then I will saturate the lives of the priests in abundance. My people will fill themselves with my goodness—this is Yahweh's declaration.”
«هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ: صَوْتٌ سُمِعَ فِي ٱلرَّامَةِ، نَوْحٌ، بُكَاءٌ مُرٌّ. رَاحِيلُ تَبْكِي عَلَى أَوْلَادِهَا، وَتَأْبَى أَنْ تَتَعَزَّى عَنْ أَوْلَادِهَا لِأَنَّهُمْ لَيْسُوا بِمَوْجُودِينَ. ١٥ 15
Yahweh says this: “A voice is heard in Ramah, wailing and bitter weeping. It is Rachel weeping for her children. She refuses to be comforted over them, for they live no longer.”
هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ: ٱمْنَعِي صَوْتَكِ عَنِ ٱلْبُكَاءِ، وَعَيْنَيْكِ عَنِ ٱلدُّمُوعِ، لِأَنَّهُ يُوجَدُ جَزَاءٌ لِعَمَلِكِ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. فَيَرْجِعُونَ مِنْ أَرْضِ ٱلْعَدُوِّ. ١٦ 16
Yahweh says this, “Hold your voice back from weeping and your eyes from tears; there is a reward for your work—this is Yahweh's declaration—your children will return from the land of the enemy.
وَيُوجَدُ رَجَاءٌ لِآخِرَتِكِ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. فَيَرْجِعُ ٱلْأَبْنَاءُ إِلَى تُخُمِهِمْ. ١٧ 17
There is hope for your future—this is Yahweh's declaration—your descendants will return inside their borders.”
«سَمْعًا سَمِعْتُ أَفْرَايِمَ يَنْتَحِبُ: أَدَّبْتَنِي فَتَأَدَّبْتُ كَعِجْلٍ غَيْرِ مَرُوضٍ. تَوِّبْنِي فَأَتُوبَ، لِأَنَّكَ أَنْتَ ٱلرَّبُّ إِلَهِي. ١٨ 18
“I have certainly heard Ephraim sorrowing, 'You punished me, and I have been punished like an untrained calf. Bring me back and I will be brought back, for you are Yahweh my God.
لِأَنِّي بَعْدَ رُجُوعِي نَدِمْتُ، وَبَعْدَ تَعَلُّمِي صَفَقْتُ عَلَى فَخْذِي. خَزِيتُ وَخَجِلْتُ لِأَنِّي قَدْ حَمَلْتُ عَارَ صِبَايَ. ١٩ 19
For after I turned back to you, I was sorry; after I was trained, I slapped my thigh. I was ashamed and humiliated, for I have borne the guilt of my youth.'
هَلْ أَفْرَايِمُ ٱبْنٌ عَزِيزٌ لَدَيَّ، أَوْ وَلَدٌ مُسِرٌّ؟ لِأَنِّي كُلَّمَا تَكَلَّمْتُ بِهِ أَذْكُرُهُ بَعْدُ ذِكْرًا. مِنْ أَجْلِ ذَلِكَ حَنَّتْ أَحْشَائِي إِلَيْهِ. رَحْمَةً أَرْحَمُهُ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. ٢٠ 20
Is not Ephraim my precious child? Is he not my dear, delightful son? For whenever I speak against him, I certainly still call him to my loving mind. In this way my heart longs for him. I will certainly have compassion on him—this is Yahweh's declaration.”
«اِنْصِبِي لِنَفْسِكِ صُوًى. ٱجْعَلِي لِنَفْسِكِ أَنْصَابًا. ٱجْعَلِي قَلْبَكِ نَحْوَ ٱلسِّكَّةِ، ٱلطَّرِيقِ ٱلَّتِي ذَهَبْتِ فِيهَا. ٱرْجِعِي يَا عَذْرَاءَ إِسْرَائِيلَ. ٱرْجِعِي إِلَى مُدُنِكِ هَذِهِ. ٢١ 21
Place road signs for yourself. Set up guideposts for yourself. Set your mind on the right path, the way you should take. Come back, virgin Israel! Come back to these cities of yours.
حَتَّى مَتَى تَطُوفِينَ أَيَّتُهَا ٱلْبِنْتُ ٱلْمُرْتَدَّةُ؟ لِأَنَّ ٱلرَّبَّ قَدْ خَلَقَ شَيْئًا حَدِيثًا فِي ٱلْأَرْضِ. أُنْثَى تُحِيطُ بِرَجُلٍ. ٢٢ 22
How long will you waver, faithless daughter? For Yahweh has created something new on earth—a woman surrounds a strong man.
هَكَذَا قَالَ رَبُّ ٱلْجُنُودِ إِلَهُ إِسْرَائِيلَ: سَيَقُولُونَ بَعْدُ هَذِهِ ٱلْكَلِمَةَ فِي أَرْضِ يَهُوذَا وَفِي مُدُنِهَا، عِنْدَمَا أَرُدُّ سَبْيَهُمْ: يُبَارِكُكَ ٱلرَّبُّ يَا مَسْكِنَ ٱلْبِرِّ، يَا أَيُّهَا ٱلْجَبَلُ ٱلْمُقَدَّسُ. ٢٣ 23
Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, says this, “When I bring back the people to their land, they will say this in the land of Judah and its cities, 'May Yahweh bless you, you righteous place where he lives, you holy mountain.'
فَيَسْكُنُ فِيهِ يَهُوذَا وَكُلُّ مُدُنِهِ مَعًا، ٱلْفَّلَاحُونَ وَٱلَّذِينَ يُسَرِّحُونَ ٱلْقُطْعَانَ. ٢٤ 24
For Judah and all its cities will live together there, as will farmers and those who set out with flocks.
لِأَنِّي أَرْوَيْتُ ٱلنَّفْسَ ٱلْمُعْيِيَةَ، وَمَلَأْتُ كُلَّ نَفْسٍ ذَائِبَةٍ. ٢٥ 25
For I will cause those who are weary to drink, and I fill up those who are faint.”
عَلَى ذَلِكَ ٱسْتَيْقَظْتُ وَنَظَرْتُ وَلَذَّ لِي نَوْمِي. ٢٦ 26
After this I awoke, and I realized that my sleep had been refreshing.
«هَا أَيَّامٌ تَأْتِي، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، وَأَزْرَعُ بَيْتَ إِسْرَائِيلَ وَبَيْتَ يَهُوذَا بِزَرْعِ إِنْسَانٍ وَزَرْعِ حَيَوَانٍ. ٢٧ 27
“Look, the days are coming—this is Yahweh's declaration—when I will sow the houses of Israel and Judah with the descendants of man and beast.
وَيَكُونُ كَمَا سَهِرْتُ عَلَيْهِمْ لِلِٱقْتِلَاعِ وَٱلْهَدْمِ وَٱلْقَرْضِ وَٱلْإِهْلَاكِ وَٱلْأَذَى، كَذَلِكَ أَسْهَرُ عَلَيْهِمْ لِلْبِنَاءِ وَٱلْغَرْسِ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. ٢٨ 28
In the past, I kept them under surveillance in order to uproot them and to tear them down, to overthrow, destroy, and bring them harm. But in the coming days, I will watch over them, in order to build them up and to plant them—this is Yahweh's declaration.
فِي تِلْكَ ٱلْأَيَّامِ لَا يَقُولُونَ بَعْدُ: ٱلْآبَاءُ أَكَلُوا حِصْرِمًا، وَأَسْنَانُ ٱلْأَبْنَاءِ ضَرِسَتْ. ٢٩ 29
In those days no one will say any longer, 'Fathers have eaten sour grapes, but the children's teeth are dulled.'
بَلْ كُلُّ وَاحِدٍ يَمُوتُ بِذَنْبِهِ. كُلُّ إِنْسَانٍ يَأْكُلُ ٱلْحِصْرِمَ تَضْرَسُ أَسْنَانُهُ. ٣٠ 30
For each man will die in his own iniquity; everyone who eats sour grapes, his teeth will be dulled.
«هَا أَيَّامٌ تَأْتِي، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، وَأَقْطَعُ مَعَ بَيْتِ إِسْرَائِيلَ وَمَعَ بَيْتِ يَهُوذَا عَهْدًا جَدِيدًا. ٣١ 31
Look, the days are coming —this is Yahweh's declaration— when I will establish a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
لَيْسَ كَٱلْعَهْدِ ٱلَّذِي قَطَعْتُهُ مَعَ آبَائِهِمْ يَوْمَ أَمْسَكْتُهُمْ بِيَدِهِمْ لِأُخْرِجَهُمْ مِنْ أَرْضِ مِصْرَ، حِينَ نَقَضُوا عَهْدِي فَرَفَضْتُهُمْ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. ٣٢ 32
It will not be like the covenant that I established with their fathers in the days when I took them by their hand to bring them out from the land of Egypt, because they broke my covenant, although I was a husband for them. —this is Yahweh's declaration.
بَلْ هَذَا هُوَ ٱلْعَهْدُ ٱلَّذِي أَقْطَعُهُ مَعَ بَيْتِ إِسْرَائِيلَ بَعْدَ تِلْكَ ٱلْأَيَّامِ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ: أَجْعَلُ شَرِيعَتِي فِي دَاخِلِهِمْ وَأَكْتُبُهَا عَلَى قُلُوبِهِمْ، وَأَكُونُ لَهُمْ إِلَهًا وَهُمْ يَكُونُونَ لِي شَعْبًا. ٣٣ 33
This is the covenant that I will establish with the house of Israel after these days —this is Yahweh's declaration. I will place my law within them and will write it on their heart, for I will be their God, and they will be my people.
وَلَا يُعَلِّمُونَ بَعْدُ كُلُّ وَاحِدٍ صَاحِبَهُ، وَكُلُّ وَاحِدٍ أَخَاهُ، قَائِلِينَ: ٱعْرِفُوا ٱلرَّبَّ، لِأَنَّهُمْ كُلَّهُمْ سَيَعْرِفُونَنِي مِنْ صَغِيرِهِمْ إِلَى كَبِيرِهِمْ، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، لِأَنِّي أَصْفَحُ عَنْ إِثْمِهِمْ، وَلَا أَذْكُرُ خَطِيَّتَهُمْ بَعْدُ. ٣٤ 34
Then each man will no longer teach his neighbor, or a man teach his brother and say, 'Know Yahweh!' For all of them will know me, from the smallest of them to the greatest —this is Yahweh's declaration— for I will forgive their iniquity and will no longer call their sins to mind.”
«هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ ٱلْجَاعِلُ ٱلشَّمْسَ لِلْإِضَاءَةِ نَهَارًا، وَفَرَائِضَ ٱلْقَمَرِ وَٱلنُّجُومِ لِلْإِضَاءَةِ لَيْلًا، ٱلزَّاجِرُ ٱلْبَحْرَ حِينَ تَعِجُّ أَمْوَاجُهُ، رَبُّ ٱلْجُنُودِ ٱسْمُهُ: ٣٥ 35
Yahweh says this, it is he who makes the sun to shine by day and fixes the moon and stars to shine by night. He is the one who sets the sea in motion so that its waves roar— Yahweh of hosts is his name.
إِنْ كَانَتْ هَذِهِ ٱلْفَرَائِضُ تَزُولُ مِنْ أَمَامِي، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، فَإِنَّ نَسْلَ إِسْرَائِيلَ أَيْضًا يَكُفُّ مِنْ أَنْ يَكُونَ أُمَّةً أَمَامِي كُلَّ ٱلْأَيَّامِ. ٣٦ 36
“Only if these permanent things vanish from my sight—this is Yahweh's declaration— will Israel's descendants ever stop from forever being a nation before me.”
هَكَذَا قَالَ ٱلرَّبُّ: إِنْ كَانَتِ ٱلسَّمَاوَاتُ تُقَاسُ مِنْ فَوْقُ وَتُفْحَصُ أَسَاسَاتُ ٱلْأَرْضِ مِنْ أَسْفَلُ، فَإِنِّي أَنَا أَيْضًا أَرْفُضُ كُلَّ نَسْلِ إِسْرَائِيلَ مِنْ أَجْلِ كُلِّ مَا عَمِلُوا، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ. ٣٧ 37
Yahweh says this, “Only if the highest heavens can be measured, and only if the earth's foundation below can be discovered, will I reject all of Israel's descendants because of all that they have done—this is Yahweh's declaration.”
«هَا أَيَّامٌ تَأْتِي، يَقُولُ ٱلرَّبُّ، وَتُبْنَى ٱلْمَدِينَةُ لِلرَّبِّ مِنْ بُرْجِ حَنَنْئِيلَ إِلَى بَابِ ٱلزَّاوِيَةِ، ٣٨ 38
“Look, the days are coming—this is Yahweh's declaration—when the city will be rebuilt for me, from the Tower of Hananel to the Corner Gate.
وَيَخْرُجُ بَعْدُ خَيْطُ ٱلْقِيَاسِ مُقَابِلَهُ عَلَى أَكَمَةِ جَارِبَ، وَيَسْتَدِيرُ إِلَى جَوْعَةَ، ٣٩ 39
Then the measuring line will go out again farther, to the hill of Gareb and around Goah.
وَيَكُونُ كُلُّ وَادِي ٱلْجُثَثِ وَٱلرَّمَادِ، وَكُلُّ ٱلْحُقُولِ إِلَى وَادِي قَدْرُونَ إِلَى زَاوِيَةِ بَابِ ٱلْخَيْلِ شَرْقًا، قُدْسًا لِلرَّبِّ. لَا تُقْلَعُ وَلَا تُهْدَمُ إِلَى ٱلْأَبَدِ». ٤٠ 40
The whole valley of the dead bodies and the ashes, and all the terraced fields going out to the Kidron Valley as far as the corner of the Horse Gate on the east, will be set apart for Yahweh. The city will not be pulled up or overthrown again, forever.”