|Overview - Jeremiah 5|
|1||The judgments of God upon the Jews, for their perverseness;|
|7||for their adultery;|
|10||for their impiety;|
|15||for their worship of idols;|
|19||for their contempt of God;|
|25||and for their great corruption in the civil state;|
Jeremiah 5:27 (King James Version)
As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.
- or, coop.
- This is, without doubt, a reference to a decoy or trap-cage, as Dr. Blayney renders; in which fowlers place several tame birds, to decoy the others into the snare prepared for them.
- Revelation 18:2
- so are
- Proverbs 1:11-13 ; Hosea 12:7 Hosea 12:8 ; Amos 8:4-6 ; Micah 1:12 ; Micah 6:10 Micah 6:11 Habakkuk 2:9-11