Jeremiah 4:7-17 NIV

7 A lion1 has come out of his lair;2 a destroyer3 of nations has set out. He has left his place to lay waste4 your land. Your towns will lie in ruins5 without inhabitant.

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8 So put on sackcloth,6 lament7 and wail, for the fierce anger8 of the LORD has not turned away from us.

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9 "In that day," declares the LORD, "the king and the officials will lose heart,9 the priests will be horrified, and the prophets will be appalled."10

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10 Then I said, "Ah, Sovereign LORD, how completely you have deceived11 this people and Jerusalem by saying, 'You will have peace,'12 when the sword is at our throats."

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11 At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, "A scorching wind13 from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse;

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12 a wind14 too strong for that comes from me.a Now I pronounce my judgments15 against them."

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    • a 4:12 - Or "comes at my command"
      13 Look! He advances like the clouds,16 his chariots17 come like a whirlwind,18 his horses19 are swifter than eagles.20 Woe to us! We are ruined!21

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      14 O Jerusalem, wash22 the evil from your heart and be saved.23 How long24 will you harbor wicked thoughts?

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      15 A voice is announcing from Dan,25 proclaiming disaster from the hills of Ephraim.26

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      16 "Tell this to the nations, proclaim it to Jerusalem: 'A besieging army is coming from a distant land,27 raising a war cry28 against the cities of Judah.29

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      17 They surround30 her like men guarding a field, because she has rebelled31 against me,' " declares the LORD.

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