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Jeremiah 20:8-18

NIV 8 Whenever I speak, I cry out proclaiming violence and destruction. So the word of the LORD has brought me insult and reproach all day long. NIV 8 Whenever I speak, I cry out proclaiming violence and destruction. So the word of the LORD has brought me insult and reproach all day long. NIV 9 But if I say, "I will not mention him or speak any more in his name," his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. NIV 9 But if I say, "I will not mention him or speak any more in his name," his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. NIV 10 I hear many whispering, "Terror on every side! Report him! Let's report him!" All my friends are waiting for me to slip, saying, "Perhaps he will be deceived; then we will prevail over him and take our revenge on him." NIV 10 I hear many whispering, "Terror on every side! Report him! Let's report him!" All my friends are waiting for me to slip, saying, "Perhaps he will be deceived; then we will prevail over him and take our revenge on him." NIV 11 But the LORD is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will fail and be thoroughly disgraced; their dishonor will never be forgotten. NIV 11 But the LORD is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will fail and be thoroughly disgraced; their dishonor will never be forgotten. NIV 12 O LORD Almighty, you who examine the righteous and probe the heart and mind, let me see your vengeance upon them, for to you I have committed my cause. NIV 12 O LORD Almighty, you who examine the righteous and probe the heart and mind, let me see your vengeance upon them, for to you I have committed my cause. NIV 13 Sing to the LORD! Give praise to the LORD! He rescues the life of the needy from the hands of the wicked. NIV 13 Sing to the LORD! Give praise to the LORD! He rescues the life of the needy from the hands of the wicked. NIV 14 Cursed be the day I was born! May the day my mother bore me not be blessed! NIV 14 Cursed be the day I was born! May the day my mother bore me not be blessed! NIV 15 Cursed be the man who brought my father the news, who made him very glad, saying, "A child is born to you--a son!" NIV 15 Cursed be the man who brought my father the news, who made him very glad, saying, "A child is born to you--a son!" NIV 16 May that man be like the towns the LORD overthrew without pity. May he hear wailing in the morning, a battle cry at noon. NIV 16 May that man be like the towns the LORD overthrew without pity. May he hear wailing in the morning, a battle cry at noon. NIV 17 For he did not kill me in the womb, with my mother as my grave, her womb enlarged forever. NIV 17 For he did not kill me in the womb, with my mother as my grave, her womb enlarged forever. NIV 18 Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow and to end my days in shame? NIV 18 Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow and to end my days in shame?