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Jeremiah 8
New American Standard Bible

The Sin and Treachery of Judah

8"At that time," declares the LORD, "they will bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of its princes, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their graves.H6256H5002H3068H3318H6106H4428H3063H6106H8269H6106H3548H6106H5030H6106H3427H3389H6913 2"And they will spread them out to the sun, the moon, and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and which they have gone after, and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.H7849H8121H3394H6635H8064H157H5647H310H1980H1875H7812H622H6912H1828H6440H127 3"And death will be chosen rather than life by all the remnant that remains of this evil family, that remains in all the places to which I have driven them," declares the LORD of hosts.H4194H977H2416H7611H7604H7451H4940H7604H4725H5080H5002H3068H6635 4"And you shall say to them, 'Thus says the LORD, "Do [men] fall and not get up again? Does one turn away and not repent?H559H559H3068H5307H6965H7725H7725 5"Why then has this people, Jerusalem, Turned away in continual apostasy? They hold fast to deceit, They refuse to return.H5971H3389H7725H5329H4878H2388H8649H3985H7725 6"I have listened and heard, They have spoken what is not right; No man repented of his wickedness, Saying, 'What have I done?' Everyone turned to his course, Like a horse charging into the battle.H7181H8085H1696H376H5162H5921H7451H559H6213H7725H4794H5483H7857H4421 7"Even the stork in the sky Knows her seasons; And the turtledove and the swift and the thrush Observe the time of their migration; But My people do not know The ordinance of the LORD.H2624H8064H3045H4150H8449H5483H5693H8104H6256H935H5971H3045H4941H3068 8"How can you say, 'We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us'? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made [it] into a lie.H559H2450H8451H3068H403H8267H6213H5842H5608H8267 9"The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?H2450H3001H2865H3920H3988H1697H3068H2451 10"Therefore I will give their wives to others, Their fields to new owners; Because from the least even to the greatest Everyone is greedy for gain; From the prophet even to the priest Everyone practices deceit.H5414H802H312H7704H3423H6996H1419H1214H1215H5030H3548H6213H8267 11"And they heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.H7495H7667H1323H5971H7043H559H7965H7965H7965 12"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not ashamed, And they did not know how to blush; Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time of their punishment they shall be brought down," Declares the LORD.H3001H6213H8441H954H954H3045H3637H5307H5307H6256H6486H3782H559H3068 13"I will surely snatch them away," declares the LORD; "There will be no grapes on the vine, And no figs on the fig tree, And the leaf shall wither; And what I have given them shall pass away." '"H622H5486H5002H3068H6025H1612H8384H8384H5929H5034H5414H5674 14Why are we sitting still? Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the fortified cities, And let us perish there, Because the LORD our God has doomed us And given us poisoned water to drink, For we have sinned against the LORD.H3427H622H935H4013H5892H1826H3068H430H1826H4325H7219H8248H2398H3068 15[We] waited for peace, but no good [came;] For a time of healing, but behold, terror!H6960H7965H2896H6256H4832H1205 16From Dan is heard the snorting of his horses; At the sound of the neighing of his stallions The whole land quakes; For they come and devour the land and its fulness, The city and its inhabitants.H5170H5483H8085H1835H776H7493H6963H4684H47H935H398H776H4393H5892H3427 17"For behold, I am sending serpents against you, Adders, for which there is no charm, And they will bite you," declares the LORD.H7971H5175H6848H3908H5391H5002H3068 18My sorrow is beyond healing, My heart is faint [within me!]H4010H3015H3820H1742 19Behold, listen! The cry of the daughter of my people from a distant land: "Is the LORD not in Zion? Is her King not within her?" "Why have they provoked Me with their graven images, with foreign idols?"H6963H7775H1323H5971H4801H776H3068H6726H4428H3707H6456H5236H1892 20"Harvest is past, summer is ended, And we are not saved."H7105H5674H7019H3615H3467 21For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.H7667H1323H5971H7665H6937H8047H2388 22Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?H6875H1568H7495H3588H724H1323H5971H5927


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