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Jeremiah 7:18

Overview - Jeremiah 7
Jeremiah is sent to call to true repentance, to prevent the Jews' captivity.
He rejects their vain confidence,
12 by the example of Shiloh.
17 He threatens them for their idolatry.
21 He rejects the sacrifices of the disobedient.
29 He exhorts to mourn for their abominations in Tophet;
32 and the judgments for the same.
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Jeremiah 7:18  (King James Version)
The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
 


children
Jeremiah 44:17-19 Jeremiah 44:25 1 Corinthians 10:22

queen of heaven
or, frame, or workmanship of heaven.
Though several MSS. and editions have {melachath,} "workmanship," instead of {melecheth,} "queen" yet the latter
reading seems the true one, as the LXX. in the parallel place, and the Vulgate uniformly have "the queen of heaven;" by which there can be little doubt, is meant the Moon. Deuteronomy 4:19 ; Job 31:26-28

to pour
19:13 32:29 Deuteronomy 32:37 Deuteronomy 32:38 ; Psalms 16:4 ; Isaiah 57:6 ; 65:11 Ezekiel 20:28

that they
25:7 Isaiah 3:8 ; 65:3
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