(SG), 20 “‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign(SH) Lord says: My anger(SI) and my wrath will be poured(SJ) out on this place—on man and beast, on the trees of the field and on the crops of your land—and it will burn and not be quenched.

Why does Jerusalem always turn away?They cling to deceit;(UM)    they refuse to return. If you can find but one person who deals honestly and seeks the truth, I will forgive this city. How it pierces to the heart!”, 19 Oh, my anguish, my anguish! for to all to whom I send you, you shall go. (LN)I supplied all their needs,    yet they committed adultery(LO)    and thronged to the houses of prostitutes. “I see the branch of an almond tree,” I replied. 26 “Among my people are the wicked(NF)    who lie in wait(NG) like men who snare birds    and like those who set traps(NH) to catch people.27 Like cages full of birds,    their houses are full of deceit;(NI)they have become rich(NJ) and powerful28     and have grown fat(NK) and sleek.Their evil deeds have no limit;    they do not seek justice.They do not promote the case of the fatherless;(NL)    they do not defend the just cause of the poor. (S) 10 See, today I appoint you over nations(T) and kingdoms to uproot(U) and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant.”(V), 11 The word of the Lord came to me: “What do you see, Jeremiah?”(W). (VG)There will be no figs(VH) on the tree,    and their leaves will wither. 3 “They make ready their tongue    like a bow, to shoot lies;(WM)it is not by truth    that they triumph[j] in the land.They go from one sin to another;    they do not acknowledge(WN) me,”declares the Lord.4 “Beware of your friends;(WO)    do not trust anyone in your clan. All rights reserved worldwide. Jeremiah’s Complaint - You are always righteous, LORD, when I bring a case before you. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 8 Do not be afraid(N) of them, for I am with you(O) and will rescue(P) you,” declares the Lord. it has removed the children from the streets. (K)”, 6 “Alas, Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I do not know how to speak;(L) I am too young.”(M), 7 But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. “It is tilting toward us from the north.”. (NX)3 Shepherds(NY) with their flocks will come against her;    they will pitch their tents around(NZ) her,    each tending his own portion.”, 4 “Prepare for battle against her! (Yet they are not gods(BK) at all. 30 What are you doing,(KI) you devastated one? said to me, “From the north disaster will be poured out on all who live in the land. (XU)19 The sound of wailing is heard from Zion:    ‘How ruined(XV) we are! The word of the LORD came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah, Read verse in New

Flee from Jerusalem!Sound the trumpet(NS) in Tekoa! 9 Then the Lord reached out his hand and touched my mouth and said to me, “I have put my words in your mouth.
Jeremiah 1-9 New International Version (NIV) 1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. How completely you have deceived(ID) this people and Jerusalem by saying, ‘You will have peace,’(IE) when the sword is at our throats!”, 11 At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, “A scorching wind(IF) from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse; 12 a wind(IG) too strong for that comes from me. Stand up and say to them whatever I command you. Parents and children alike will stumble(PP) over them;    neighbors and friends will perish.”, “Look, an army is coming    from the land of the north;(PQ)a great nation is being stirred up    from the ends of the earth. 14 The Lord said to me, “From the north disaster will be poured out on all who live in the land. reached out his hand and touched my mouth and said to me, “I have put my words in your mouth. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 12 The Lord said to me, “You have seen correctly, for I am watching[b] to see that my word is fulfilled.”, 13 The word of the Lord came to me again: “What do you see?”, “I see a pot that is boiling,” I answered. I am fainting;    my life is given over to murderers.”(KR), 5 “Go up and down(KS) the streets of Jerusalem,    look around and consider,(KT)    search through her squares.If you can find but one person(KU)    who deals honestly(KV) and seeks the truth,    I will forgive(KW) this city.2 Although they say, ‘As surely as the Lord lives,’(KX)    still they are swearing falsely. How bitter(JA) it is! Not One Is Upright - “Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem, look around and consider, search through her squares. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin.

(TX) 34 I will bring an end to the sounds(TY) of joy and gladness and to the voices of bride and bridegroom(TZ) in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem,(UA) for the land will become desolate. (MJ)With the sword(MK) they will destroy    the fortified cities(ML) in which you trust. (IM)    Woe to us! There will be no grapes on the vine. (OW)15 Are they ashamed of their detestable conduct? though you did not catch them breaking in. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors. (AH)Do not be dismayed by them, lest I dismay you before them. 20 “Long ago you broke off your yoke(CG)    and tore off your bonds;(CH)    you said, ‘I will not serve you!’(CI)Indeed, on every high hill(CJ)    and under every spreading tree(CK)    you lay down as a prostitute. Yet I saw that her unfaithful sister Judah had no fear;(FA) she also went out and committed adultery. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. (PR)23 They are armed with bow and spear;    they are cruel and show no mercy. Jeremiah 1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. Gather together!Let us flee to the fortified cities(VK)    and perish there!For the Lord our God has doomed us to perish    and given us poisoned water(VL) to drink,    because we have sinned(VM) against him.15 We hoped for peace(VN)    but no good has come,for a time of healing    but there is only terror. and the old, those weighed down with years. 7 “Why should I forgive you? 15 I am about to summon all the peoples of the northern kingdoms,” declares the Lord. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. (WD)    Is there no physician(WE) there?Why then is there no healing(WF)    for the wound of my people? But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’17 I appointed watchmen(PC) over you and said,    ‘Listen to the sound of the trumpet!’(PD)    But you said, ‘We will not listen.’(PE)18 Therefore hear, you nations;    you who are witnesses,    observe what will happen to them.19 Hear, you earth:(PF)    I am bringing disaster(PG) on this people,    the fruit of their schemes,(PH)because they have not listened to my words(PI)    and have rejected my law. 9 (Q)Then the Lord put out his hand and (R)touched my mouth. 3 It came also in the days of (E)Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, and (F)until the end of the eleventh year of (G)Zedekiah, the son of Josiah, king of Judah, (H)until the captivity of Jerusalem in the fifth month.