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Jeremiah 8:14

Overview - Jeremiah 8
The calamity of the Jews, both dead and alive.
He upbraids their foolish and shameless impenitency.
13 He shews their grievous judgment;
18 and bewails their desperate estate.
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Jeremiah 8:14  (King James Version)
Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.
 


do
2 Kings 7:3 2 Kings 7:4

enter
Jeremiah 4:5 Jeremiah 4:6 35:11 2 Samuel 20:6

be silent
Leviticus 10:3 ; Psalms 39:2 ; Lamentations 3:27 Lamentations 3:28 ; Amos 6:10 ; Habakkuk 2:20 ; Zechariah 2:13

water
9:15 23:15 Numbers 5:18-24 ; Deuteronomy 32:32 ; Psalms 69:21 ; Lamentations 3:19 ; Matthew 27:34

gall
or, poison.
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