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Jeremiah 18 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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The Potter and the Clay ©

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:1 - The word which came to Yirmeyahu from the LORD, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:2 - Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause you to hear my words.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:3 - Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he was making a work on the wheels.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:4 - When the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:5 - Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:6 - House of Yisra'el, can't I do with you as this potter? says the LORD. Behold, as the clay in the potter's hand, so are you in my hand, house of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:7 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:8 - if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:9 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:10 - if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they not obey my voice, then I will repent of the good, with which I said I would benefit them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:11 - Now therefore, speak to the men of Yehudah, and to the inhabitants of Yerushalayim, saying, Thus says the LORD: Behold, I frame evil against you, and devise a device against you: return you now everyone from his evil way, and amend your ways and your doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:12 - But they say, It is in vain; for we will walk after our own devices, and we will do everyone after the stubbornness of his evil heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:13 - Therefore thus says the LORD: Ask you now among the nations, who has heard such things; the virgin of Yisra'el has done a very horrible thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - Shall the snow of Levanon fail from the rock of the field? or shall the cold waters that flow down from afar be dried up?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:15 - For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false gods; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:16 - to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:17 - I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:18 - Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Yirmeyahu; for the law shall not perish from the Kohen, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:19 - Give heed to me, LORD, and listen to the voice of those who contend with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:20 - Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before you to speak good for them, to turn away your wrath from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:21 - Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword; and let their wives become childless, and widows; and let their men be slain of death, and their young men struck of the sword in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:22 - Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:23 - Yet, LORD, you know all their counsel against me to kill me; don't forgive their iniquity, neither blot out their sin from your sight; but let them be overthrown before you; deal you with them in the time of your anger.
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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.

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

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