Jeremiah 2:1-6 NAS

Judah's Apostasy

1 Now the word of the LORD came to me saying,

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      2 "Go and 1proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "I remember concerning you the a2devotion of your youth, The love of your betrothals, 3Your following after Me in the wilderness, Through a land not sown.

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        • g 2:2 - Or "lovingkindness"
          3 "Israel was 4holy to the LORD, The 5first of His harvest. 6All who ate of it became guilty; Evil came upon them," declares the LORD.' "

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          4 Hear the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.
          5 Thus says the LORD, "7What injustice did your fathers find in Me, That they went far from Me And walked after 8emptiness and became empty?

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          6 "They did not say, 'Where is the LORD Who 9brought us up out of the land of Egypt, Who 10led us through the wilderness, Through a land of deserts and of pits, Through a land of drought and of bdeep darkness, Through a land that no one crossed And where no man dwelt?'

          References for Jeremiah 2:6

            • h 2:6 - Or "the shadow of death"