Jeremiah 5:8-18 NIV

8 They are well-fed, lusty stallions, each neighing for another man's wife.1

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9 Should I not punish them for this?"2 declares the LORD. "Should I not avenge3 myself on such a nation as this?

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      10 "Go through her vineyards and ravage them, but do not destroy them completely.4 Strip off her branches, for these people do not belong to the LORD.

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      11 The house of Israel and the house of Judah have been utterly unfaithful5 to me," declares the LORD.

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      12 They have lied6 about the LORD; they said, "He will do nothing! No harm will come to us;7 we will never see sword or famine.8

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      13 The prophets9 are but wind10 and the word is not in them; so let what they say be done to them."

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      14 Therefore this is what the LORD God Almighty says: "Because the people have spoken these words, I will make my words in your mouth11 a fire12 and these people the wood it consumes.13

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      15 O house of Israel," declares the LORD, "I am bringing a distant nation14 against you-- an ancient and enduring nation, a people whose language15 you do not know, whose speech you do not understand.

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      16 Their quivers16 are like an open grave; all of them are mighty warriors.

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      17 They will devour1718 your harvests and food, devour1920 your sons and daughters; they will devour21 your flocks and herds, devour your vines and fig trees.22 With the sword23 they will destroy the fortified cities24 in which you trust.25

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      18 "Yet even in those days," declares the LORD, "I will not destroy26 you completely.

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