Jeremiah 13:12-17 (New International Version)

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Wineskins

12 "Say to them: 'This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Every wineskin should be filled with wine.' And if they say to you, 'Don't we know that every wineskin should be filled with wine?' 13 then tell them, 'This is what the LORD says: I am going to fill with drunkenness1 all who live in this land, including the kings who sit on David's throne, the priests, the prophets and all those living in Jerusalem. 14 I will smash them one against the other, fathers and sons alike, declares the LORD. I will allow no pity2 or mercy or compassion3 to keep me from destroying4 them.' "

Threat of Captivity

15 Hear and pay attention, do not be arrogant, for the LORD has spoken.5 16 Give glory6 to the LORD your God before he brings the darkness, before your feet stumble7 on the darkening hills. You hope for light, but he will turn it to thick darkness and change it to deep gloom.8 17 But if you do not listen,9 I will weep in secret because of your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly, overflowing with tears,10 because the LORD's flock11 will be taken captive.12
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