Jeremiah 2:1-6 CEB

1 The LORD's word came to me:
2 Go and proclaim to the people of Jerusalem, The LORD proclaims: I remember your first love,a your devotion as a young bride, how you followed me in the wilderness, in an unplanted land.

References for Jeremiah 2:2

    • c 2:2 - Or <i>the love of your youth</i>
      3 Israel was devoted to the LORD, the early produce of the harvest. Whoever ate from it became guilty; disaster overtook them, declares the LORD.
      4 Listen to the LORD's word, people of Judah, all you families of the Israelite household.
      5 This is what the LORD says: What wrong did your ancestors find in me that made them wander so far? They pursued what was worthless and became worthless.
      6 They didn't ask, "Where's the LORD who brought us up from the land of Egypt, who led us through the wilderness, in a land of deserts and ravines, in a land of drought and darkness, in a land of no return, where no one survives?"