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Jeremiah 26:1-6 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A message came to me from the Lord. It was shortly after Jehoiakim became king of Judah. He was the son of Josiah. 1 Early in the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, this word came from the LORD:
2 The LORD said, "Stand in the courtyard of my house. Speak to the people of the towns in Judah. Speak to all those who come to worship in my house. Tell them everything I command you. Do not leave out a single word. 2 "This is what the LORD says: Stand in the courtyard of the LORD's house and speak to all the people of the towns of Judah who come to worship in the house of the LORD. Tell them everything I command you; do not omit a word.
3 Perhaps they will listen. Maybe they will turn from their evil ways. Then I will not do what I said I would. I will not bring trouble on them. I had planned to punish them because of the evil things they had done. 3 Perhaps they will listen and each will turn from his evil way. Then I will relent and not bring on them the disaster I was planning because of the evil they have done.
4 "Tell them, 'The LORD says, "Listen to me. Obey my law that I gave you. 4 Say to them, 'This is what the LORD says: If you do not listen to me and follow my law, which I have set before you,
5 And listen to the words my servants the prophets are speaking. I have sent them to you again and again. But you have not listened to them. 5 and if you do not listen to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent to you again and again (though you have not listened),
6 So I will make this house like Shiloh. All of the nations on earth will call down curses on this city." ' " 6 then I will make this house like Shiloh and this city an object of cursing among all the nations of the earth.' "