Jeremiah 9:1-7 NIV

1 Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people.

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2 Oh, that I had in the desert a lodging place for travelers, so that I might leave my people and go away from them; for they are all adulterers, a crowd of unfaithful people.

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3 “They make ready their tongue like a bow, to shoot lies; it is not by truth that they triumpha in the land. They go from one sin to another; they do not acknowledge me,” declares the LORD.

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    • i 9:3 - Or "lies;" / "they are not valiant for truth"
      4 “Beware of your friends; do not trust anyone in your clan. For every one of them is a deceiver,band every friend a slanderer.

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        • j 9:4 - Or "a deceiving Jacob"
          5 Friend deceives friend, and no one speaks the truth. They have taught their tongues to lie; they weary themselves with sinning.

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          6 Youc live in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to acknowledge me,” declares the LORD.

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            • k 9:6 - That is, Jeremiah (the Hebrew is singular)
              7 Therefore this is what the LORD Almighty says: “See, I will refine and test them, for what else can I do because of the sin of my people?

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