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Jeremiah 12 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:1 - Righteous are you, LORD, when I contend with you; yet would I reason the cause with you: why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they at ease who deal very treacherously?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:2 - You have planted them, yes, they have taken root; they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit: you are near in their mouth, and far from their heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:3 - But you, LORD, know me; you see me, and try my heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:4 - How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of the whole country wither? for the wickedness of those who dwell therein, the animals are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our latter end.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:5 - If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses? and though in a land of shalom you are secure, yet how will you do in the pride of the Yarden?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:6 - For even your brothers, and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; even they have cried aloud after you: don't believe them, though they speak beautiful words to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:7 - I have forsaken my house, I have cast off my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:8 - My heritage is become to me as a lion in the forest: she has uttered her voice against me; therefore I have hated her.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:9 - Is my heritage to me as a speckled bird of prey? are the birds of prey against her round about? go you, assemble all the animals of the field, bring them to devour.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:10 - Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:11 - They have made it a desolation; it mourns to me, being desolate; the whole land is made desolate, because no man lays it to heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:12 - Destroyers are come on all the bare heights in the wilderness; for the sword of the LORD devours from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh has shalom.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:13 - They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing: and you shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - Thus says the LORD against all my evil neighbors, who touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Yisra'el to inherit: behold, I will pluck them up from off their land, and will pluck up the house of Yehudah from among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:15 - It shall happen, after that I have plucked them up, I will return and have compassion on them; and I will bring them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:16 - It shall happen, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, As the LORD lives; even as they taught my people to swear by Ba`al; then shall they be built up in the midst of my people.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:17 - But if they will not hear, then will I pluck up that nation, plucking up and destroying it, says the LORD.
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The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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