Jeremiah 2:24; Jeremiah 6:10; Jeremiah 9:1-2; Jeremiah 9:12; Jeremiah 10:7; Jeremiah 15:5; Jeremiah 17:9; Jeremiah 18:13; Jeremiah 21:13; Jeremiah 23:18; Jeremiah 30:21; Jeremiah 44:28; Jeremiah 46:7; Jeremiah 49:4; Jeremiah 49:19; Jeremiah 50:44
A wild donkey accustomed to the wilderness, That sniffs the wind in her passion . In the time of her heat who can turn her away? All who seek her will not become weary; In her month they will find her.
To whom shall I speak and give warning That they may hear? Behold, their ears are closed And they cannot listen. Behold, the word of the LORD has become a reproach to them; They have no delight in it.
Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!
Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.
Who is the wise man that may understand this? And who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined, laid waste like a desert, so that no one passes through?
Who would not fear You, O King of the nations? Indeed it is Your due! For among all the wise men of the nations And in all their kingdoms, There is none like You.
"Indeed, who will have pity on you, O Jerusalem, Or who will mourn for you, Or who will turn aside to ask about your welfare?
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
"Therefore thus says the LORD , 'Ask now among the nations, Who ever heard the like of this? The virgin of Israel Has done a most appalling thing.
"Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller, O rocky plain," declares the LORD , "You men who say, 'Who will come down against us? Or who will enter into our habitations?'
"But who has stood in the council of the LORD , That he should see and hear His word? Who has given heed to His word and listened?
'Their leader shall be one of them, And their ruler shall come forth from their midst; And I will bring him near and he shall approach Me; For who would dare to risk his life to approach Me?' declares the LORD .
'Those who escape the sword will return out of the land of Egypt to the land of Judah few in number. Then all the remnant of Judah who have gone to the land of Egypt to reside there will know whose word will stand, Mine or theirs.
Who is this that rises like the Nile, Like the rivers whose waters surge about?
"How boastful you are about the valleys! Your valley is flowing away, O backsliding daughter Who trusts in her treasures, saying, 'Who will come against me?'
"Behold, one will come up like a lion from the thickets of the Jordan against a perennially watered pasture; for in an instant I will make him run away from it, and whoever is chosen I shall appoint over it. For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand against Me?"
"Behold, one will come up like a lion from the thicket of the Jordan to a perennially watered pasture; for in an instant I will make them run away from it, and whoever is chosen I will appoint over it. For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand before Me?"