Jeremiah 12:1-3 NAS

Jeremiah's Prayer

1 1Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would 2discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the 3way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who 4deal in treachery at ease?

References for Jeremiah 12:1

2 You have 5planted them, they have also taken root; They grow, they have even produced fruit. You are 6near to their lips But far from their mind.

References for Jeremiah 12:2

    • a 12:2 - Lit "in their mouth"
    • b 12:2 - Lit "kidneys"
      3 But You 7know me, O LORD; You see me; And You 8examine my heart's attitude toward You. Drag them off like sheep for the slaughter And set them apart for a 9day of carnage!

      References for Jeremiah 12:3

        • c 12:3 - Lit "sanctify them"