Jeremiah 18:18-23 CSB

Plot against Jeremiah

18 Then certain ones said, "Come, let's make plans against Jeremiah, for the law will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let's denounce hima and pay no attention to all his words."

References for Jeremiah 18:18

    • p 18:18 - Lit let's strike him with the tongue
      19 Pay attention to me, Lord. Hear what my opponents are saying!b

      References for Jeremiah 18:19

        • q 18:19 - Ps 55:2-3; 142:6
          20 Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember how I stood before You to speak good on their behalf, to turn Your anger from them.
          21 Therefore, hand their children over to famine, and pour the sword's power on them. Let their wives become childless and widowed, their husbands slain by deadly disease,c their young men struck down by the sword in battle.

          References for Jeremiah 18:21

              22 Let a cry be heard from their houses when You suddenly bring raiders against them, for they have dug a pit to capture me and have hidden snares for my feet.d

              References for Jeremiah 18:22

                • s 18:22 - Ps 140:5; 142:3
                  23 But You, Lord, know all their deadly plots against me. Do not wipe out their guilt; do not blot out their sin before You. Let them be forced to stumble before You; deal with them in the time of Your anger.