Jeremiah 10:12-22 NIV

12 But God made1 the earth2 by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom3 and stretched out the heavens4 by his understanding.

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      13 When he thunders,5 the waters in the heavens roar; he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth. He sends lightning6 with the rain7 and brings out the wind from his storehouses.8

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      14 Everyone is senseless and without knowledge; every goldsmith is shamed9 by his idols. His images are a fraud;10 they have no breath in them.

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      15 They are worthless,11 the objects of mockery; when their judgment comes, they will perish.

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      16 He who is the Portion12 of Jacob is not like these, for he is the Maker of all things,13 including Israel, the tribe of his inheritance14-- the LORD Almighty is his name.15

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      Coming Destruction

      17 Gather up your belongings16 to leave the land, you who live under siege.

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      18 For this is what the LORD says: "At this time I will hurl17 out those who live in this land; I will bring distress18 on them so that they may be captured."

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      19 Woe to me because of my injury! My wound19 is incurable! Yet I said to myself, "This is my sickness, and I must endure20 it."

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      20 My tent21 is destroyed; all its ropes are snapped. My sons are gone from me and are no more;22 no one is left now to pitch my tent or to set up my shelter.

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      21 The shepherds23 are senseless24 and do not inquire of the LORD;25 so they do not prosper26 and all their flock is scattered.27

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      22 Listen! The report is coming-- a great commotion from the land of the north!28 It will make the towns of Judah desolate,29 a haunt of jackals.30

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