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What is the source of the popular song Od Yeshama?

I tried searching for "עוד ישמע בְּעָרֵי יְהוּדָה וּבְחֻצוֹת" and did not find anything.

I am asking because I was wondering if it should be pronounced יְרוּשָׁלַ‍ִם or יְרוּשָׁלַ‍ִים? I was surprised that typing either into google did not yield the Posuk. I am now curious about the source for the song and the proper pronunciation.

Thanks!

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The source is Yirmiyahu 33:10-11

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Aha, so it is not a continuous phrase in the posukim. That is what I could not easily find it via google. When people sing it, I hear "וּבְחֻצוֹת יְרוּשָׁלַים", but it clearly says "יְרוּשָׁלִַם". Is it being sung incorrectly? –  chaimp Apr 11 at 1:05
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The vowels of יְרוּשָׁלִַם are there to indicate that you should read it as if it were יְרוּשָׁלַיִם. –  magicker72 Apr 11 at 1:17
    
Ah, thank you!! –  chaimp Apr 11 at 1:18
    
@chaimp, it would have been easier to ask what you really wanted to know. :-) –  msh210 Apr 11 at 4:45
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