Jeremiah 5:26-31 NAS

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

References for Jeremiah 5:26

    • Ÿ 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 bexcel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the c4orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not ddefend the rights of the poor.

      References for Jeremiah 5:28

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

          References for Jeremiah 5:29

            • £ 5:29 - Or "for these things"
              30 "An appalling and 6horrible thing Has happened in the land:

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              31 The 7prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule fon their own authority; And My people 8love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

              References for Jeremiah 5:31

                • ¤ 5:31 - Lit "over their own hands"