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Jeremiah

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Jeremiah 1:

Chapter 1:19 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-1:1††††† The wordes of Ieremiah the sonne of Hilkiah, of the Priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Beniamin:

24-1:2††††† To whom the word of the Lord came in the dayes of Iosiah the sonne of Amon king of Iudah, in the thirteenth yeere of his reigne.

24-1:3††††† It came also in the dayes of Iehoiakim the sonne of Iosiah king of Iudah, vnto the ende of the eleuenth yeere of Zedekiah the sonne of Iosiah king of Iudah, vnto the carrying away of Ierusalem captiue in the fift moneth.

24-1:4††††† Then the word of the Lord came vnto me, saying,

24-1:5††††† Before I formed thee in the bellie, I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the wombe, I sanctified thee, and I ordeined thee a Prophet vnto the nations.

24-1:6††††† Then said I, Ah Lord God, behold, I cannot speake, for I am a childe.

24-1:7††††† But the Lord sayd vnto me, Say not, I am a childe: for thou shalt goe to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoeuer I command thee, thou shalt speake.

24-1:8††††† Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliuer thee, sayth the Lord.

24-1:9††††† Then the Lord put foorth his hand, and touched my mouth, and the Lord said vnto me, Behold, I haue put my words in thy mouth.

24-1:10†††† See, I haue this day set thee ouer the nations, and ouer the kingdomes, to roote out, and to pull downe, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build and to plant.

24-1:11†††† Moreouer, the word of the Lord came vnto me, saying; Ieremiah, what seest thou? And I said, I see a rodde of an almond tree.

24-1:12†††† Then said the Lord vnto me, Thou hast well seene: for I will hasten my word to performe it.

24-1:13†††† And the worde of the Lord came vnto mee the second time, saying; What seest thou? And I said; I see a seething pot, and the face thereof was towards the North.

24-1:14†††† Then the Lord said vnto me; Out of the North an euill shal breake foorth vpon all the inhabitants of the land.

24-1:15†††† For loe, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the North, saith the Lord, and they shall come, and they shall set euery one his throne at the entring of the gates of Ierusalem, and against all the walles thereof round about, & against all the cities of Iudah.

24-1:16†††† And I will vtter my iudgements against them touching all their wickednesse, who haue forsaken me, and haue burnt incense vnto other gods, and worshipped the workes of their owne hands.

24-1:17†††† Thou therefore gird vp thy loynes, and arise and speake vnto them all that I commaund thee: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.

24-1:18†††† For behold, I haue made thee this day a defenced citie, and an yron pillar, and brasen walles against the whole land, against the kings of Iudah, against the princes thereof, against the Priests thereof, and against the people of the land.

24-1:19†††† And they shall fight against thee, but they shall not preuaile against thee: for I am with thee, sayth the Lord, to deliuer thee.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 2:

Chapter 2:37 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-2:1††††† Moreouer, the word of the Lord came to me, saying;

24-2:2††††† Goe, and crie in the eares of Ierusalem, saying; Thus sayth the Lord, I remember thee, the kindnesse of thy youth, the loue of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wildernesse, in a land that was not sowen.

24-2:3††††† Israel was holinesse vnto the Lord, and the first fruites of his increase: all that deuoure him, shall offend, euill shall come vpon them, sayth the Lord.

24-2:4††††† Heare ye the word of the Lord, O house of Iacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.

24-2:5††††† Thus sayth the Lord, What iniquitie haue your fathers found in me, that they are gone farre from mee, and haue walked after vanitie, and are become vaine?

24-2:6††††† Neither sayd they, Where is the Lord that brought vs vp out of the land of Egypt? that led vs through the wildernesse, through a land of deserts and of pittes, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed thorow, and where no man dwelt.

24-2:7††††† And I brought you into a plentifull countrey, to eate the fruit thereof, and the goodnesse thereof; but when ye entred yee defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.

24-2:8††††† The Priests said not, Where is the Lord ? and they that handle the Law knew me not: the pastours also transgressed against mee, and the Prophets prophecied by Baal, and walked after things that doe not profit.

24-2:9††††† Wherefore, I will yet pleade with you, sayth the Lord, and with your childrens children will I pleade.

24-2:10†††† For passe ouer the yles of Chittim, and see; and send vnto Kedar and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.

24-2:11†††† Hath a nation changed their Gods, which are yet no Gods? but my people haue changed their glory, for that which doth not profit.

24-2:12†††† Be astonished, O yee heauens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be yee very desolate, saith the Lord.

24-2:13†††† For my people haue committed two euils: they haue forsaken me, the fountaine of liuing waters, and hewed them out cisternes, broken cisternes that can hold no water.

24-2:14†††† Is Israel a seruant? is he a home-borne slaue? why is he spoiled?

24-2:15†††† The young lyons roared vpon him and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burnt without inhabitant.

24-2:16†††† Also the children of Noph and Tahapanes haue broken the crowne of thy head.

24-2:17†††† Hast thou not procured this vnto thy selfe, in that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, when he led thee by the way?

24-2:18†††† And now what hast thou to doe in the way of Egypt, to drinke the waters of Sihor? Or what hast thou to doe in the way of Assyria, to drinke the waters of the riuer?

24-2:19†††† Thine owne wickednesse shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reproue thee: know therefore and see, that it is an euill thing and bitter that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, and that my feare is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of Hostes.

24-2:20†††† For of old time I haue broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands, and thou saidst; I will not transgresse: when vpon euery high hill, and vnder euery greene tree thou wandrest, playing the harlot.

24-2:21†††† Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholy a right seede: How then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine vnto me?

24-2:22†††† For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much sope, yet thine iniquitie is marked before me, saith the Lord GOD.

24-2:23†††† How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I haue not gone after Baalim? see thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: thou art a swift dromedarie trauersing her wayes.

24-2:24†††† A wild asse vsed to the wildernesse, that snuffeth vp the wind at her pleasure, in her occasion who can turne her away? all they that seeke her will not wearie themselues, in her moneth they shall find her.

24-2:25†††† Withhold thy foote from being vnshod, and thy throte from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope. No, for I haue loued strangers, and after them will I goe.

24-2:26†††† As the thiefe is ashamed, when he is found: so is the house of Israel ashamed, they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, & their prophets,

24-2:27†††† Saying to a stocke; Thou art my father, and to a stone; Thou hast brought me forth: for they haue turned their backe vnto me, and not their face: but in the time of their trouble, they will say; Arise and saue vs.

24-2:28†††† But where are thy Gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise if they can saue thee in the time of thy trouble: for according to the number of thy cities, are thy Gods, O Iudah.

24-2:29†††† Wherefore will yee plead with me? yee all haue transgressed against me, saith the Lord.

24-2:30†††† In vaine haue I smitten your children, they receiued no correction: your owne sword hath deuoured your prophets, like a destroying lyon.

24-2:31†††† O generation, see yee the word of the Lord: haue I beene a wildernesse vnto Israel? a land of darkenesse? wherefore say my people; We are Lords, we will come no more vnto thee?

24-2:32†††† Can a maide forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people haue forgotten me dayes without number.

24-2:33†††† Why trimmest thou thy way to seeke loue? therefore hast thou also taught the wicked ones thy wayes.

24-2:34†††† Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the soules of the poore innocents: I haue not found it by secret search, but vpon all these.

24-2:35†††† Yet thou sayest; Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turne from me: behold, I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I haue not sinned.

24-2:36†††† Why gaddest thou about so much to change thy way? thou also shalt bee ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.

24-2:37†††† Yea thou shalt goe forth from him, and thine hands vpon thine head: for the Lord hath reiected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 3:

Chapter 3:25 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-3:1††††† They say; If a man put away his wife, and she goe from him, and become another mans, shall hee returne vnto her againe? shall not that land be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many louers; yet returne againe to me, saith the Lord.

24-3:2††††† Lift vp thine eyes vnto the high places, and see where thou hast not bene lien with: in the wayes hast thou sate for them, as the Arabian in the wildernesse, and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredomes, and with thy wickednes.

24-3:3††††† Therefore the showres haue bin withholden, and there hath bene no latter raine, and thou haddest a whores forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

24-3:4††††† Wilt thou not from this time cry vnto me; My father, thou art the guide of my youth?

24-3:5††††† Will he reserue his anger for euer? wil he keepe it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done euill things as thou couldest.

24-3:6††††† The Lord said also vnto me, in the daies of Iosiah the king, Hast thou seene that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone vp vpon euery high mountaine, and vnder euery greene tree, and there hath plaied the harlot.

24-3:7††††† And I said after she had done all these things; Turne thou vnto me: but shee returned not, and her treacherous sister Iudah saw it.

24-3:8††††† And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adulterie, I had put her away and giuen her a bill of diuorce: yet her treacherous sister Iudah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.

24-3:9††††† And it came to passe thorow the lightnes of her whoredome, that shee defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stockes.

24-3:10†††† And yet for all this her treacherous sister Iudah hath not turned vnto mee with her whole heart, but fainedly, saith the Lord.

24-3:11†††† And the Lord said vnto mee, The backesliding Israel hath iustified her selfe more then treacherous Iudah.

24-3:12†††† Go and proclaime these words toward the North, and say, Returne thou backesliding Israel, sayeth the Lord, and I will not cause mine anger to fall vpon you: for I am mercifull, saith the Lord, and I will not keepe anger for euer.

24-3:13†††† Only acknowledge thine iniquity that thou hast transgressed against the Lord thy God, and hast scattered thy wayes to the strangers vnder euery greene tree, and ye haue not obeyed my voice, saith the Lord.

24-3:14†††† Turne, O backesliding children, saith the Lord, for I am maried vnto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I wil bring you to Zion.

24-3:15†††† And I will giue you Pastours according to mine heart, which shall feede you with knowledge and vnderstanding.

24-3:16†††† And it shall come to passe when yee bee multiplied and increased in the land; in those dayes, saith the Lord, they shal say no more; The Arke of the Couenant of the Lord: neither shal it come to minde, neither shall they remember it, neither shall they visit it, neither shall that be done any more.

24-3:17†††† At that time they shall call Ierusalem the Throne of the Lord, and all the nations shalbe gathered vnto it, to the Name of the Lord, to Ierusalem: neither shall they walke any more after the imagination of their euill heart.

24-3:18†††† In those dayes the house of Iudah shall walke with the house of Israel, and they shall come together out of the land of the North to the land that I haue giuen for an inheritance vnto your fathers.

24-3:19†††† But I said; How shall I put thee among the children, and giue thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hostes of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me; My father, and shalt not turne away from me.

24-3:20†††† Surely as a wife treacherously departeth from her husband: so haue you dealt treacherously with mee, O house of Israel, saith the Lord.

24-3:21†††† A voice was heard vpon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they haue peruerted their way, and they haue forgotten the Lord their God.

24-3:22†††† Returne ye backsliding children, and I wil heale your backslidings: Beholde, wee come vnto thee, for thou art the Lord our God.

24-3:23†††† Truely in vaine is saluation hoped for from the hilles, and from the multitude of mountaines: truely in the Lord our God is the saluation of Israel.

24-3:24†††† For shame hath deuoured the labour of our fathers from our youth: their flockes and their heards, their sonnes and their daughters.

24-3:25†††† We lie downe in our shame, and our confusion couereth vs: for we haue sinned against the Lord our God, wee and our fathers from our youth euen vnto this day, and haue not obeied the voice of the Lord our God.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 4:

Chapter 4:31 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-4:1††††† If thou wilt returne, O Israel, saith the Lord, returne vnto mee: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remoue.

24-4:2††††† And thou shalt sweare, The Lord liueth, in Trueth, in Iudgement, and in Righteousnes, and the nations shall blesse themselues in him, and in him shall they glorie.

24-4:3††††† For thus saith the Lord to the men of Iudah and Ierusalem, Breake vp your fallow ground, and sow not among thornes.

24-4:4††††† Circumcise your selues to the Lord, and take away the foreskinnes of your heart, ye men of Iudah, and inhabitants of Ierusalem, lest my furie come forth like fire, and burne that none can quench it, because of the euill of your doings.

24-4:5††††† Declare ye in Iudah, and publish in Ierusalem, and say, Blow yee the Trumpet in the land: cry, gather together, and say, Assemble your selues, and let vs goe into the defenced cities.

24-4:6††††† Set vp the standards toward Zion: retyre, stay not; for I will bring euil from the North, and a great destruction.

24-4:7††††† The Lion is come vp from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way; hee is gone foorth from his place to make thy land desolate, and thy cities shall be layed waste, without an inhabitant.

24-4:8††††† For this gird you with sackcloth; lament and howle: for the fierce anger of the Lord is not turned backe from vs.

24-4:9††††† And it shall come to passe at that day, saith the Lord, that the heart of the King shall perish, and the heart of the Princes: and the Priests shalbe astonished, & the prophets shall wonder.

24-4:10†††† Then said I, Ah Lord God, surely thou hast greatly deceiued this people, and Ierusalem, saying, Ye shall haue peace, whereas the sword reacheth vnto the soule.

24-4:11†††† At that time shall it bee said to this people, and to Ierusalem; A dry winde of the high places in the wildernes toward the daughter of my people, not to fanne, nor to cleanse.

24-4:12†††† Euen a full winde from those places shall come vnto mee: now also will I giue sentence against them.

24-4:13†††† Behold, hee shall come vp as cloudes, and his charets shall bee as a whirlewinde: his horses are swifter then Eagles: woe vnto vs, for wee are spoiled.

24-4:14†††† O Ierusalem, wash thine heart from wickednesse, that thou mayest bee saued: how long shall thy vaine thoughts lodge within thee?

24-4:15†††† For a voice declareth from Dan, and publisheth affliction from mount Ephraim.

24-4:16†††† Make ye mention to the nations, behold, publish against Ierusalem, that watchers come from a farre countrey, and giue out their voice against the cities of Iudah.

24-4:17†††† As keepers of a fielde are they against her round about; because shee hath bene rebellious against mee, saith the Lord.

24-4:18†††† Thy way and thy doings haue procured these things vnto thee, this is thy wickednes because it is bitter, because it reacheth vnto thine heart.

24-4:19†††† My bowels, my bowels, I am pained at my very heart, my heart maketh a noise in mee, I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soule, the sound of the Trumpet, the alarme of warre.

24-4:20†††† Destruction vpon destruction is cried, for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtaines in a moment.

24-4:21†††† How long shal I see the standard and heare the sound of the Trumpet?

24-4:22†††† For my people is foolish, they haue not knowen me, they are sottish children, and they haue none vnderstanding: they are wise to doe euill, but to doe good they haue no knowledge.

24-4:23†††† I beheld the earth, and loe, it was without forme and void: and the heauens, and they had no light.

24-4:24†††† I beheld the mountaines, and loe they trembled, and all the hilles mooued lightly.

24-4:25†††† I behelde, and loe, there was no man, and all the birdes of the heauens were fled.

24-4:26†††† I beheld, and loe, the fruitfull place was a wildernesse, and all the cities thereof were broken downe at the presence of the Lord, and by his fierce anger.

24-4:27†††† For thus hath the Lord said; The whole land shall be desolate; yet will I not make a full ende.

24-4:28†††† For this shall the earth mourne, and the heauens aboue be blacke: because I haue spoken it, I haue purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turne backe from it.

24-4:29†††† The whole citie shall flee, for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen, they shall goe into thickets, and climbe vp vpon the rockes: euery city shall be forsaken, and not a man dwell therein.

24-4:30†††† And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou doe? though thou clothest thy selfe with crimsin, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of golde, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vaine shalt thou make thy selfe faire, thy louers will despise thee, they will seeke thy life.

24-4:31†††† For I haue heard a voice as of a woman in trauel, and the anguish as of her that bringeth foorth her first childe, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth her selfe, that spreadeth her hands, saying; Woe is me now, for my soule is wearied because of murderers.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 5:

Chapter 5:31 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-5:1††††† Runne yee to and fro thorow the streetes of Ierusalem, and see now and knowe, and seeke in the broad places thereof, if ye can finde a man, if there be any that executeth iudgement, that seeketh the trueth, and I will pardon it.

24-5:2††††† And though they say, The Lord liueth, surely they sweare falsely.

24-5:3††††† O Lord, are not thine eyes vpon the trueth? Thou hast stricken them, but they haue not grieued; thou hast consumed them, but they haue refused to receiue correction: they haue made their faces harder then a rocke, they haue refused to returne.

24-5:4††††† Therefore I said, Surely these are poore, they are foolish: for they know not the way of the Lord, nor the iudgement of their God.

24-5:5††††† I wil get me vnto the great men, and will speake vnto them, for they haue knowen the way of the Lord, and the iudgement of their God: but these haue altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bondes.

24-5:6††††† Wherfore a lyon out of the forrest shall slay them, and a wolfe of the euenings shall spoile them, a leopard shall watch ouer their cities: euery one that goeth out thence shalbe torne in pieces, because their transgressions are many, and their backeslidings are increased.

24-5:7††††† How shall I pardon thee for this? Thy children haue forsaken mee, and sworne by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adulterie, and assembled themselues by troupes in the harlots houses.

24-5:8††††† They were as fed horses in the morning: euery one neighed after his neighbours wife:

24-5:9††††† Shall I not visit for these things, sayth the Lord, and shall not my soule bee auenged on such a nation as this?

24-5:10†††† Goe yee vp vpon her walles, and destroy, but make not a full ende: take away her battlements, for they are not the Lords.

24-5:11†††† For the house of Israel, and the house of Iudah haue dealt very treacherously against me, saith the Lord.

24-5:12†††† They haue belyed the Lord, and said; It is not he, neither shall euill come vpon vs, neither shal we see sword nor famine.

24-5:13†††† And the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them: thus shall it be done vnto them.

24-5:14†††† Wherfore thus saith the Lord God of Hostes; Because yee speake this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth, fire, and this people wood, and it shall deuoure them.

24-5:15†††† Loe, I will bring a nation vpon you from farre, O house of Israel, saith the Lord: it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither vnderstandest what they say.

24-5:16†††† Their quiuer is as an open sepulchre, they are all mighty men.

24-5:17†††† And they shall eate vp thine haruest and thy bread, which thy sonnes and thy daughters should eate: they shall eate vp thy flockes and thine heards: they shall eate vp thy vines and thy figtrees: they shall impouerish thy fenced cities wherein thou trustedst, with the sword.

24-5:18†††† Neuerthelesse in those daies, saith the Lord, I will not make a full end with you.

24-5:19†††† And it shall come to passe when yee shall say; Wherefore doth the Lord our God all these things vnto vs? then shalt thou answere them; Like as ye haue forsaken me, & serued strange Gods in your land; so shall yee serue strangers in a land that is not yours.

24-5:20†††† Declare this in the house of Iacob, and publish it in Iudah saying;

24-5:21†††† Heare now this, O foolish people, and without vnderstanding, which haue eyes and see not, which haue eares and heare not.

24-5:22†††† Feare yee not mee, saith the Lord ? Will yee not tremble at my presence, which haue placed the sand for the bound of the sea, by a perpetuall decree that it cannot passe it, and though the waues thereof tosse themselues, yet can they not preuaile, though they roare, yet can they not passe ouer it?

24-5:23†††† But this people hath a reuolting and a rebellious heart: they are reuolted and gone.

24-5:24†††† Neither say they in their heart; Let vs now feare the Lord our God, that giueth raine, both the former and the later in his season: he reserueth vnto vs the appointed weekes of the haruest.

24-5:25†††† Your iniquities haue turned away these things, & your sinnes haue withholden good things from you.

24-5:26†††† For among my people are found wicked men: they lay waite as hee that setteth snares, they set a trap, they catch men.

24-5:27†††† As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

24-5:28†††† They are waxen fat, they shine: yea they ouerpasse the deedes of the wicked: they iudge not the cause, the cause of the fatherlesse, yet they prosper: and the right of the needy doe they not iudge.

24-5:29†††† Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord ? shall not my soule be auenged on such a nation as this?

24-5:30†††† A wonderfull and horrible thing is committed in the land.

24-5:31†††† The prophets prophecie falsely, and the priests beare rule by their meanes, and my people loue to haue it so: and what will yee doe in the end therof?

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 6:

Chapter 6:30 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-6:1††††† O yee children of Beniamin, gather your selues to flee out of the middest of Ierusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa: and set vp a signe of fire in Beth-haccerem: for euill appeareth out of the North, and great destruction.

24-6:2††††† I haue likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.

24-6:3††††† The shepheards with their flocks shall come vnto her: they shall pitch their tents against her round about: they shall feede, euery one in his place.

24-6:4††††† Prepare yee warre against her: arise, and let vs goe vp at noone: woe vnto vs, for the day goeth away, for the shadowes of the euening are stretched out.

24-6:5††††† Arise, and let vs goe by night, and let vs destroy her palaces.

24-6:6††††† For thus hath the Lord of hostes said; Hew yee downe trees and cast a mount against Ierusalem: this is the citie to be visited, she is wholly oppression in the midst of her.

24-6:7††††† As a fountaine casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickednesse: violence and spoile is heard in her, before me continually is griefe and wounds.

24-6:8††††† Be thou instructed, O Ierusalem, lest my soule depart from thee: lest I make thee desolate, a lande not inhabited.

24-6:9††††† Thus saith the Lord of hosts, They shall throughly gleane the remnant of Israel as a vine: turne backe thine hand as a grape gatherer into the baskets.

24-6:10†††† To whome shall I speake and giue warning, that they may heare? Behold, their eare is vncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: beholde, the word of the Lord is vnto them a reproch: they haue no delight in it.

24-6:11†††† Therefore I am full of the furie of the Lord: I am weary with holding in: I will powre it out vpon the children abroad, and vpon the assembly of yong men together: for euen the husband with the wife shall be taken, the aged with him that is full of dayes.

24-6:12†††† And their houses shall be turned vnto others, with their fields and wiues together: for I wil stretch out my hand vpon the inhabitants of the land, saith the Lord.

24-6:13†††† For from the least of them euen vnto the greatest of them, euery one is giuen to couetousnesse, and from the prophet euen vnto the priest, euery one dealeth falsly.

24-6:14†††† They haue healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people sleightly, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

24-6:15†††† Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them, they shall bee cast downe, saith the Lord.

24-6:16†††† Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the wayes and see, and aske for the old paths, where is the good way, and walke therein, and ye shall finde rest for your soules: but they said, We will not walke therein.

24-6:17†††† Also I set watchmen ouer you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet: but they said, We wil not hearken.

24-6:18†††† Therefore heare ye nations, and know, O Congregation what is among them.

24-6:19†††† Heare, O earth, behold, I will bring euill vpon this people, euen the fruit of their thoughts, because they haue not hearkened vnto my wordes, nor to my law, but reiected it.

24-6:20†††† To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba? and the sweet cane from a farre countrey? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet vnto me.

24-6:21†††† Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will lay stumbling blockes before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall vpon them: the neighbor and his friend shall perish.

24-6:22†††† Thus saith the Lord, Behold, a people commeth from the North countrey, and a great nation shall bee raised from the sides of the earth.

24-6:23†††† They shall lay hold on bowe and speare: they are cruell, and haue no mercie: their voice roareth like the Sea, and they ride vpon horses, set in aray as men for warre against thee, O daughter of Zion.

24-6:24†††† We haue heard the fame thereof, our hands waxe feeble, anguish hath taken hold of vs, and paine as of a woman in trauaile.

24-6:25†††† Goe not forth into the field, nor walke by the way: for the sword of the enemie and feare is on euery side.

24-6:26†††† O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth, and wallowe thy selfe in ashes: make thee mourning, as for an onely sonne, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler shall suddenly come vpon vs.

24-6:27†††† I haue set thee for a towre, and a fortresse among my people: that thou mayest know and trie their way.

24-6:28†††† They are all grieuous reuolters, walking with slanders: they are brasse and yron, they are all corrupters.

24-6:29†††† The bellowes are burnt, the lead is consumed of the fire: the founder melteth in vaine: for the wicked are not plucked away.

24-6:30†††† Reprobate siluer shall men call them, because the Lord hath reiected them.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremiah 7:

Chapter 7:34 Verses

24 Jeremiah

(K.J.V. 1611) .

24-7:1††††† The word that came to Ieremiah from the Lord, saying,

24-7:2††††† Stand in the gate of the Lords house, and proclaime there this word, and say, Heare the word of the Lord, all ye of Iudah, that enter in at these gates to worship the Lord.

24-7:3††††† Thus saith the Lord of hostes the God of Israel; Amend your wayes, and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

24-7:4††††† Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The Temple of the Lord, the Temple of the Lord, the Temple of the Lord are these.

24-7:5††††† For if ye throughly amend your waies and your doings, if you throughly execute iudgement betweene a man and his neighbour:

24-7:6††††† If ye oppresse not the stranger, the fatherlesse and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walke after other gods to your hurt:

24-7:7††††† Then will I