“Let’s destroy this man and all his words,” they said. They will return to the land I gave your ancestors as an inheritance forever. Jeremiah 19:1-12 This is what the LORD said to me: “Go and buy a clay jar. My word - My threatening against Judah and its inhabitants. 23 “You say, ‘That’s not true! 33 “How you plot and scheme to win your lovers. They will be brought down when I punish them,”    says the Lord. This punishment is bitter, piercing you to the heart!”. I have surrendered my dearest ones to their enemies. BLB Searches. 2 The Lord first gave messages to Jeremiah during the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah. 14 “Return home, you wayward children,”    says the Lord,    “for I am your master.I will bring you back to the land of Israel[l]—    one from this town and two from that family—    from wherever you are scattered.15 And I will give you shepherds after my own heart,    who will guide you with knowledge and understanding. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 19 My heart, my heart—I writhe in pain! Those who desire her don’t need to search. But as for me, LORD, you know my heart. Tools. 34 I will put an end to the happy singing and laughter in the streets of Jerusalem. but they themselves are surrounded by vultures. Sign up here! Whatever I gave them will soon be gone. Don’t travel on the roads!The enemy’s sword is everywhere    and terrorizes us at every turn!26 Oh, my people, dress yourselves in burlap    and sit among the ashes.Mourn and weep bitterly, as for the loss of an only son. ‘I would love to treat you as my own children!’, I wanted nothing more than to give you this beautiful land—, I looked forward to your calling me ‘Father,’. Who will listen when I speak?Their ears are closed,    and they cannot hear.They scorn the word of the Lord. I will not be angry with you forever.13 Only acknowledge your guilt. “Bodies will be scattered across the fields like clumps of manure. They have sworn by gods that are not gods at all! Admit that you rebelled against the Lord your Godand committed adultery against him    by worshiping idols under every green tree.Confess that you refused to listen to my voice. 7 “I have abandoned my people, my special possession. Jeremiah 1:13 Then the LORD spoke to me again and asked, “What do you see now?” And I replied, “I see a pot of boiling water, spilling from the north.” Read verse in New Living Translation 27 This is what the Lord says:“The whole land will be ruined,    but I will not destroy it completely.28 The earth will mourn    and the heavens will be draped in blackbecause of my decree against my people. 28 Say to them, ‘This is the nation whose people will not obey the Lord their God and who refuse to be taught. 10 To whom can I give warning? So turn from your evil ways, each of you, and do what is right.’” 12 But the people replied, “Don’t waste your breath. including Israel, his own special possession. 2 The Lord gave me another message. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. Then ask some of the leaders of the people and of the priests to follow you. Jeremiah 40 New Living Translation (NLT). Each chooses a place for his troops to devour.4 They shout, ‘Prepare for battle! New Living Translation. Your sin has robbed you of all these good things. I, the Lord, have spoken! Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it.Travel its path, and you will find rest for your souls. His chariots are like whirlwinds.His horses are swifter than eagles. 22 “My people are foolish    and do not know me,” says the Lord.“They are stupid children    who have no understanding.They are clever enough at doing wrong,    but they have no idea how to do right!”. A great army coming from the north! who try to read their future in the stars. Paragraph. We hoped for a time of healing, but found only terror.’, 16 “The snorting of the enemies’ warhorses can be heard    all the way from the land of Dan in the north!The neighing of their stallions makes the whole land tremble. 12 And the Lord said, “That’s right, and it means that I am watching,[a] and I will certainly carry out all my plans.”. NLT / Jeremiah / Jeremiah 1 / Jeremiah 1:5 ; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. Jeremiah 1 1 These are the words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests from the town of Anathoth in the land of Benjamin. and live in a travelers’ shack in the desert. They actually rejoice in doing evil!16 I, the Lord, once called them a thriving olive tree,    beautiful to see and full of good fruit.But now I have sent the fury of their enemies    to burn them with fire,    leaving them charred and broken. and they need to be carried because they cannot walk. See what I did there because of all the wickedness of my people, the Israelites. They are ignorant.They don’t know the ways of the Lord. They have rejected my word.20 There’s no use offering me sweet frankincense from Sheba. Commentary. We are completely humiliated! 18 No wonder I am so angry! Jeremiah 1:12 NLT And the LORD said, “That’s right, and it means that I am watching, and I will certainly carry out all my plans.” NLT: New Living Translation 1 Lord, you always give me justice . Jeremiah 10:1 (New Living Translation) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. tearing apart any who dare to venture out. 26 “Among my people are wicked men    who lie in wait for victims like a hunter hiding in a blind.They continually set traps    to catch people.27 Like a cage filled with birds,    their homes are filled with evil plots. NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture . “Should I not avenge myself against such a nation? 23 I looked at the earth, and it was empty and formless. Judgment is one of the all-pervasive themes in Jeremiah's writings, though he was careful to point out that repentance, if sincere, would postpone the otherwise inevitable. Bible Study Resources. They cut down a tree, and a craftsman carves an idol. 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