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Jeremiah 5 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:1 - Run you back and forth through the streets of Yerushalayim, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places of it, if you can find a man, if there are any who does justly, who seeks truth; and I will pardon her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:2 - Though they say, As the LORD lives; surely they swear falsely.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:3 - O LORD, don't your eyes look on truth? you have stricken them, but they were not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:4 - Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they don't know the way of the LORD, nor the law of their God:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:5 - I will get me to the great men, and will speak to them; for they know the way of the LORD, and the law of their God. But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, and their backsliding is increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:7 - How can I pardon you? your children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they committed adultery, and assembled themselves in troops at the prostitutes' houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:8 - They were as fed horses roaming at large; everyone neighed after his neighbor's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:9 - Shall I not visit for these things? says the LORD; and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:10 - Go up on her walls, and destroy; but don't make a full end: take away her branches; for they are not the LORD's.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:11 - For the house of Yisra'el and the house of Yehudah have dealt very treacherously against me, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:12 - They have denied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:13 - and the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them: thus shall it be done to them.

Judgment Proclaimed

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:14 - Therefore thus says the LORD, the God Tzva'ot,, Because you speak this word, behold, I will make my words in your mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:15 - Behold, I will bring a nation on you from far, house of Yisra'el, says the LORD: it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language you don't know, neither understand what they say.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:16 - Their quiver is an open tomb, they are all mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:17 - They shall eat up your harvest, and your bread, which your sons and your daughters should eat; they shall eat up your flocks and your herds; they shall eat up your vines and your fig trees; they shall beat down your fortified cities, in which you trust, with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:18 - But even in those days, says the LORD, I will not make a full end with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:19 - It shall happen, when you shall say, Why has the LORD our God done all these things to us? then shall you say to them, Like as you have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so shall you serve strangers in a land that is not yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:20 - Declare you this in the house of Ya`akov, and publish it in Yehudah, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:21 - Hear now this, foolish people, and without understanding; who have eyes, and don't see; who have ears, and don't hear:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:22 - Don't you fear me? says the LORD: won't you tremble at my presence, who have placed the sand for the bound of the sea, by a perpetual decree, that it can't pass it? and though the waves of it toss themselves, yet they can't prevail; though they roar, yet they can't pass over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:23 - But this people has a revolting and a rebellious heart; they are revolted and gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:24 - Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; who preserves to us the appointed weeks of the harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:25 - Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withheld good from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:26 - For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:27 - As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and grew rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:28 - They are grew fat, they shine: yes, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and the right of the needy they don't judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:29 - Shall I not visit for these things? says the LORD; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:30 - A wonderful and horrible thing is happen in the land:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:31 - the prophets prophesy falsely, and the Kohanim bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will you do in the end of it?

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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