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Jeremiah 14 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:1 - The word of the LORD that came to Yirmeyahu concerning the drought.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:2 - Yehudah mourns, and the gates of it languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Yerushalayim is gone up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:3 - Their nobles send their little ones to the waters: they come to the cisterns, and find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are disappointed and confounded, and cover their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:4 - Because of the ground which is cracked, because no rain has been in the land, the plowmen are disappointed, they cover their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:5 - Yes, the hind also in the field calves, and forsakes her young, because there is no grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:6 - The wild donkeys stand on the bare heights, they pant for air like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:7 - Though our iniquities testify against us, work you for your name's sake, LORD; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:8 - You hope of Yisra'el, the Savior of it in the time of trouble, why should you be as a foreigner in the land, and as a wayfaring man who turns aside to stay for a night?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:9 - Why should you be like a scared man, as a mighty man who can't save? yet you, LORD, are in the midst of us, and we are called by your name; don't leave us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:10 - Thus says the LORD to this people, Even so have they loved to wander; they have not refrained their feet: therefore the LORD does not accept them; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:11 - The LORD said to me, Don't pray for this people for their good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:12 - When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and meal-offering, I will not accept them; but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence.

False Prophets

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:13 - Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, the prophets tell them, You shall not see the sword, neither shall you have famine; but I will give you assured shalom in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:14 - Then the LORD said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name; I didn't send them, neither have I commanded them, neither spoke I to them: they prophesy to you a lying vision, and divination, and a thing of nothing, and the deceit of their own heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:15 - Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who prophesy in my name, and I didn't send them, yet they say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land: By sword and famine shall those prophets be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:16 - The people to whom they prophesy shall be cast out in the streets of Yerushalayim because of the famine and the sword; and they shall have none to bury them-them, their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters: for I will pour their wickedness on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:17 - You shall say this word to them, Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease; for the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous wound.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:18 - If I go forth into the field, then, behold, the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, then, behold, those who are sick with famine! for both the prophet and the Kohen go about in the land, and have no knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Have you utterly rejected Yehudah? has your soul loathed Tziyon? why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for shalom, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and, behold, dismay!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:20 - We acknowledge, LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:21 - Do not abhor us, for your name's sake; do not disgrace the throne of your glory: remember, don't break your covenant with us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:22 - Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the sky give showers? Aren't you he, the LORD our God? therefore we will wait for you; for you have made all these things.

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.


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

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