Jeremiah 5:1-5 NIV

Not One Is Upright

1 “Go up and down the streets of Jerusalem, look around and consider, search through her squares. If you can find but one person who deals honestly and seeks the truth, I will forgive this city.

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2 Although they say, ‘As surely as the LORD lives,’ still they are swearing falsely.”

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3 LORD, do not your eyes look for truth? You struck them, but they felt no pain; you crushed them, but they refused correction. They made their faces harder than stone and refused to repent.

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4 I thought, “These are only the poor; they are foolish, for they do not know the way of the LORD, the requirements of their God.

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      5 So I will go to the leaders and speak to them; surely they know the way of the LORD, the requirements of their God.” But with one accord they too had broken off the yoke and torn off the bonds.

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