Jeremiah 2:1-6 NLT

1 The gave me another message. He said,
2 “Go and shout this message to Jerusalem. This is what the says: “I remember how eager you were to please me as a young bride long ago, how you loved me and followed me even through the barren wilderness.
3 In those days Israel was holy to the , the first of his children.a All who harmed his people were declared guilty, and disaster fell on them. I, the , have spoken!”

References for Jeremiah 2:3

    • 2:3 - Hebrew the firstfruits of his harvest.
      4 Listen to the word of the , people of Jacob—all you families of Israel!
      5 This is what the says: “What did your ancestors find wrong with me that led them to stray so far from me? They worshiped worthless idols, only to become worthless themselves.
      6 They did not ask, ‘Where is the who brought us safely out of Egypt and led us through the barren wilderness— a land of deserts and pits, a land of drought and death, where no one lives or even travels?’