20 In those days and in that time, declares the Lord, viniquity shall be sought in Israel, and there shall be none, and sin in Judah, and none shall be found, for wI will pardon those whom I leave as a remnant.
God’s Steadfast Love and Compassion
and passing over transgression
nfor the remnant of his inheritance?
oHe does not retain his anger forever,
because he delights in steadfast love.
27 “and this will be my mcovenant with them
nwhen I take away their sins.”
17 then he adds,
o“I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”