Jeremiah 2:10-20 NIV

10 Cross over to the coasts of Cyprus and look, send to Kedar a and observe closely; see if there has ever been anything like this:

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    • c 2:10 - In the Syro-Arabian desert
      11 Has a nation ever changed its gods? (Yet they are not gods at all.) But my people have exchanged their glorious God for worthless idols.

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      12 Be appalled at this, you heavens, and shudder with great horror,” declares the LORD.
      13 “My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.

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      14 Is Israel a servant, a slave by birth? Why then has he become plunder?

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      15 Lions have roared; they have growled at him. They have laid waste his land; his towns are burned and deserted.

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      16 Also, the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes have cracked your skull.

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      17 Have you not brought this on yourselves by forsaking the LORD your God when he led you in the way?

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      18 Now why go to Egypt to drink water from the Nile b ? And why go to Assyria to drink water from the Euphrates?

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        • d 2:18 - Hebrew "Shihor" ; that is, a branch of the Nile
          19 Your wickedness will punish you; your backsliding will rebuke you. Consider then and realize how evil and bitter it is for you when you forsake the LORD your God and have no awe of me,” declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.

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          20 “Long ago you broke off your yoke and tore off your bonds; you said, ‘I will not serve you!’ Indeed, on every high hill and under every spreading tree you lay down as a prostitute.

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