The purpose of this thesis was to explore how ‫( ׁשּוב‬shub) and ‫( נָחַ ם‬nacham) contribute to understanding the meaning of Jeremiah 4:28, 15:6-7, 18:7-10 and 26:3, 13 and 19. This thesis affirms three hypotheses: (1) When Jeremiah 4:28, 15:6-7, 18:7-10 and 26:3, 13 and 19 are exegetically examined, the relationship between the Hebrew words ‫( ׁשּוב‬shub) and ‫( נָחַ ם‬nacham) plays a vital role in understanding the overall message of those passages. (2) Jeremiah used ‫ׁשּוב‬ (shub) and ‫( נָחַ ם‬nacham) to demonstrate that God sometimes but not arbitrarily relents in response to the decisions of his people. (3) Based on a careful reading of the Hebrew Text, the relationship between ‫( ׁשּוב‬shub) and ‫נָחַ ם‬ (nacham) reveals that conditional propositions are real not only from man’s perspective but also from God’s.

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