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Jeremiah 10 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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A Satire on Idolatry ©

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:1 - Hear ye the word which Jehovah speaketh unto you, O house of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:2 - thus saith Jehovah, Learn not the way of the nations, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the nations are dismayed at them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:3 - For the customs of the peoples are vanity; for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the axe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:4 - They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:5 - They are like a palm-tree, of turned work, and speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:6 - There is none like unto thee, O Jehovah; thou art great, and thy name is great in might.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:7 - Who should not fear thee, O King of the nations? for to thee doth it appertain; forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their royal estate, there is none like unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:8 - But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:9 - There is silver beaten into plates, which is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the artificer and of the hands of the goldsmith; blue and purple for their clothing; they are all the work of skilful men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:10 - But Jehovah is the true God; he is the living God, and an everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembleth, and the nations are not able to abide his indignation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:11 - Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, these shall perish from the earth, and from under the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:12 - He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding hath he stretched out the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:13 - When he uttereth his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasuries.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:14 - Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:15 - They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:16 - The portion of Jacob is not like these; for he is the former of all things; and Israel is the tribe of his inheritance: Jehovah of hosts is his name.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:17 - Gather up thy wares out of the land, O thou that abidest in the siege.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:18 - For thus saith Jehovah, Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this time, and will distress them, that they may feel it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:19 - Woe is me because of my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is my grief, and I must bear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:20 - My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth from me, and they are not: there is none to spread my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:21 - For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Jehovah: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:22 - The voice of tidings, behold, it cometh, and a great commotion out of the north country, to make the cities of Judah a desolation, a dwelling-place of jackals.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:23 - O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself; it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:24 - O Jehovah, correct me, but in measure; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:25 - Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name; for they have devoured Jacob, yea, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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