Jeremiah 15:1-7 CSB

The Lord's Negative Response

1 Then the Lord said to me: "Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not [reach out] to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

References for Jeremiah 15:1

      2 If they ask you: Where will we go? you must tell them: This is what the Lord says: Those [destined] for death, to death; those [destined] for the sword, to the sword. Those [destined] for famine, to famine; those [destined] for captivity, to captivity.
      3 "I will ordain four kindsa [of judgment] for them"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"the sword to kill, the dogs to drag away,b and the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the landc to devour and destroy.

      References for Jeremiah 15:3

        • a 15:3 - Lit families
        • b 15:3 - Jr 22:19; 49:20-50:45
        • c 15:3 - Jr 7:33; 19:7; Isa 18:6
          4 I will make them a horror to all the kingdoms of the earth because of Manassehd son of Hezekiah, the king of Judah, for what he did in Jerusalem.

          References for Jeremiah 15:4

            • d 15:4 - 2 Kg 21:1-18; 2 Ch 33:1-20
              5 Who will have pity on you, Jerusalem?e Who will show sympathy toward you?f Who will turn aside to ask about your welfare?

              References for Jeremiah 15:5

                • e 15:5 - Lm 1:1-2; Am 5:2
                • f 15:5 - Isa 51:19; Nah 3:7
                  6 You have left Me. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. You have turned your back, so I have stretched out My hand against you and destroyed you. I am tired of showing compassion.
                  7 I scattered them with a winnowing fork at the gates of the land. I made [them] childless; I destroyed My people. They would not turn from their ways.g

                  References for Jeremiah 15:7

                    • g 15:7 - Jr 18:11; 25:5; 35:15