Jeremiah 5:26-29 NAS

26 'For wicked men are found among My people, They 1watch like fowlers lying in wait; They set a trap, They catch men.

References for Jeremiah 5:26

    • h 5:26 - Perhaps, "crouching down"
      27 'Like a cage full of birds, So their houses are full of 2deceit; Therefore * they have become great and rich.

      References for Jeremiah 5:27

      28 'They are 3fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the 4orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

      References for Jeremiah 5:28

        • i 5:28 - Lit "pass over," or, "overlook deeds"
        • j 5:28 - Or "fatherless"
        • k 5:28 - Lit "judge"
          29 '5Shall I not punish these people?' declares the LORD, 'On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?'

          References for Jeremiah 5:29

            • l 5:29 - Or "for these things"