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Jeremiah 23 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:1 - Woe H1945 be unto the pastors H7462 that destroy H6 and scatter H6327 the sheep H6629 of my pasture! H4830 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:2 - Therefore thus saith H559 the LORD H3068 God H430 of Israel H3478 against the pastors H7462 that feed H7462 my people; H5971 Ye have scattered H6327 my flock, H6629 and driven them away, H5080 and have not visited H6485 them: behold, I will visit H6485 upon you the evil H7455 of your doings, H4611 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:3 - And I will gather H6908 the remnant H7611 of my flock H6629 out of all countries H776 whither I have driven H5080 them, and will bring them again H7725 to their folds; H5116 and they shall be fruitful H6509 and increase. H7235

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:4 - And I will set up H6965 shepherds H7462 over them which shall feed H7462 them: and they shall fear H3372 no more, nor be dismayed, H2865 neither shall they be lacking, H6485 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:5 - Behold, the days H3117 come, H935 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 that I will raise H6965 unto David H1732 a righteous H6662 Branch, H6780 and a King H4428 shall reign H4427 and prosper, H7919 and shall execute H6213 judgment H4941 and justice H6666 in the earth. H776

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:6 - In his days H3117 Judah H3063 shall be saved, H3467 and Israel H3478 shall dwell H7931 safely: H983 and this is his name H8034 whereby he shall be called, H7121 THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. H3072

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:7 - Therefore, behold, the days H3117 come, H935 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 that they shall no more say, H559 The LORD H3068 liveth, H2416 which brought up H5927 the children H1121 of Israel H3478 out of the land H776 of Egypt; H4714

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:8 - But, The LORD H3068 liveth, H2416 which brought up H5927 and which led H935 the seed H2233 of the house H1004 of Israel H3478 out of the north H6828 country, H776 and from all countries H776 whither I had driven H5080 them; and they shall dwell H3427 in their own land. H127

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:9 - Mine heart H3820 within H7130 me is broken H7665 because of the prophets; H5030 all my bones H6106 shake; H7363 I am like a drunken H7910 man, H376 and like a man H1397 whom wine H3196 hath overcome, H5674 because H6440 of the LORD, H3068 and because of the words H1697 of his holiness. H6944

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:10 - For the land H776 is full H4390 of adulterers; H5003 for because H6440 of swearing H423 the land H776 mourneth; H56 the pleasant places H4999 of the wilderness H4057 are dried up, H3001 and their course H4794 is evil, H7451 and their force H1369 is not right.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:11 - For both prophet H5030 and priest H3548 are profane; H2610 yea, in my house H1004 have I found H4672 their wickedness, H7451 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:12 - Wherefore their way H1870 shall be unto them as slippery H2519 ways in the darkness: H653 they shall be driven on, H1760 and fall H5307 therein: for I will bring H935 evil H7451 upon them, even the year H8141 of their visitation, H6486 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:13 - And I have seen H7200 folly H8604 in the prophets H5030 of Samaria; H8111 they prophesied H5012 in Baal, H1168 and caused my people H5971 Israel H3478 to err. H8582

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:14 - I have seen H7200 also in the prophets H5030 of Jerusalem H3389 an horrible thing: H8186 they commit adultery, H5003 and walk H1980 in lies: H8267 they strengthen H2388 also the hands H3027 of evildoers, H7489 that none H376 doth return H7725 from his wickedness: H7451 they are all of them unto me as Sodom, H5467 and the inhabitants H3427 thereof as Gomorrah. H6017

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:15 - Therefore thus saith H559 the LORD H3068 of hosts H6635 concerning the prophets; H5030 Behold, I will feed H398 them with wormwood, H3939 and make them drink H8248 the water H4325 of gall: H7219 for from the prophets H5030 of Jerusalem H3389 is profaneness H2613 gone forth H3318 into all the land. H776

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:16 - Thus saith H559 the LORD H3068 of hosts, H6635 Hearken H8085 not unto the words H1697 of the prophets H5030 that prophesy H5012 unto you: they make you vain: H1891 they speak H1696 a vision H2377 of their own heart, H3820 and not out of the mouth H6310 of the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:17 - They say H559 still H559 unto them that despise H5006 me, The LORD H3068 hath said, H1696 Ye shall have peace; H7965 and they say H559 unto every one that walketh H1980 after the imagination H8307 of his own heart, H3820 No evil H7451 shall come H935 upon you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:18 - For who hath stood H5975 in the counsel H5475 of the LORD, H3068 and hath perceived H7200 and heard H8085 his word? H1697 who hath marked H7181 his word, H1697 and heard H8085 it?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:19 - Behold, a whirlwind H5591 of the LORD H3068 is gone forth H3318 in fury, H2534 even a grievous H2342 whirlwind: H5591 it shall fall grievously H2342 upon the head H7218 of the wicked. H7563

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:20 - The anger H639 of the LORD H3068 shall not return, H7725 until he have executed, H6213 and till he have performed H6965 the thoughts H4209 of his heart: H3820 in the latter H319 days H3117 ye shall consider H995 it perfectly. H998

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:21 - I have not sent H7971 these prophets, H5030 yet they ran: H7323 I have not spoken H1696 to them, yet they prophesied. H5012

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:22 - But if they had stood H5975 in my counsel, H5475 and had caused my people H5971 to hear H8085 my words, H1697 then they should have turned H7725 them from their evil H7451 way, H1870 and from the evil H7455 of their doings. H4611

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:23 - Am I a God H430 at hand, H7138 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 and not a God H430 afar off? H7350

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:24 - Can any H376 hide H5641 himself in secret places H4565 that I shall not see H7200 him? saith H5002 the LORD. H3068 Do not I fill H4392 heaven H8064 and earth? H776 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:25 - I have heard H8085 what the prophets H5030 said, H559 that prophesy H5012 lies H8267 in my name, H8034 saying, H559 I have dreamed, H2492 I have dreamed. H2492

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:26 - How long shall this be H3426 in the heart H3820 of the prophets H5030 that prophesy H5012 lies? H8267 yea, they are prophets H5030 of the deceit H8649 of their own heart; H3820

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:27 - Which think H2803 to cause my people H5971 to forget H7911 my name H8034 by their dreams H2472 which they tell H5608 every man H376 to his neighbour, H7453 as their fathers H1 have forgotten H7911 my name H8034 for Baal. H1168

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:28 - The prophet H5030 that hath a dream, H2472 let him tell H5608 a dream; H2472 and he that hath my word, H1697 let him speak H1696 my word H1697 faithfully. H571 What is the chaff H8401 to the wheat? H1250 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:29 - Is not my word H1697 like H3541 as a fire? H784 saith H5002 the LORD; H3068 and like a hammer H6360 that breaketh H6327  the rock H5553 in pieces? H6327

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:30 - Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, H5030 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 that steal H1589 my words H1697 every one H376 from his neighbour. H7453

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:31 - Behold, I am against the prophets, H5030 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 that use H3947 their tongues, H3956 and say, H5001 He saith. H5002

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:32 - Behold, I am against them that prophesy H5012 false H8267 dreams, H2472 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 and do tell H5608 them, and cause my people H5971 to err H8582 by their lies, H8267 and by their lightness; H6350 yet I sent H7971 them not, nor commanded H6680 them: therefore they shall not profit H3276 this people H5971 at all, H3276 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:33 - And when this people, H5971 or the prophet, H5030 or a priest, H3548 shall ask H7592 thee, saying, H559 What is the burden H4853 of the LORD? H3068 thou shalt then say H559 unto them, What burden? H4853 I will even forsake H5203 you, saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:34 - And as for the prophet, H5030 and the priest, H3548 and the people, H5971 that shall say, H559 The burden H4853 of the LORD, H3068 I will even punish H6485 that man H376 and his house. H1004

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:35 - Thus shall ye say H559 every one H376 to his neighbour, H7453 and every one H376 to his brother, H251 What hath the LORD H3068 answered? H6030 and, What hath the LORD H3068 spoken? H1696

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:36 - And the burden H4853 of the LORD H3068 shall ye mention H2142 no more: for every man's H376 word H1697 shall be his burden; H4853 for ye have perverted H2015 the words H1697 of the living H2416 God, H430 of the LORD H3068 of hosts H6635 our God. H430

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:37 - Thus shalt thou say H559 to the prophet, H5030 What hath the LORD H3068 answered H6030 thee? and, What hath the LORD H3068 spoken? H1696

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:38 - But H518 since ye say, H559 The burden H4853 of the LORD; H3068 therefore thus saith H559 the LORD; H3068 Because ye say H559 this word, H1697 The burden H4853 of the LORD, H3068 and I have sent H7971 unto you, saying, H559 Ye shall not say, H559 The burden H4853 of the LORD; H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:39 - Therefore, behold, I, even I, will utterly H5377 forget H5382 you, and I will forsake H5203 you, and the city H5892 that I gave H5414 you and your fathers, H1 and cast you out of my presence: H6440

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:40 - And I will bring H5414 an everlasting H5769 reproach H2781 upon you, and a perpetual H5769 shame, H3640 which shall not be forgotten. H7911

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
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