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Jeremiah 5:19-31

NIV 19 And when the people ask, 'Why has the LORD our God done all this to us?' you will tell them, 'As you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your own land, so now you will serve foreigners in a land not your own.' NIV 19 And when the people ask, 'Why has the LORD our God done all this to us?' you will tell them, 'As you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your own land, so now you will serve foreigners in a land not your own.' NIV 20 "Announce this to the house of Jacob and proclaim it in Judah: NIV 20 "Announce this to the house of Jacob and proclaim it in Judah: NIV 21 Hear this, you foolish and senseless people, who have eyes but do not see, who have ears but do not hear: NIV 21 Hear this, you foolish and senseless people, who have eyes but do not see, who have ears but do not hear: NIV 22 Should you not fear me?" declares the LORD. "Should you not tremble in my presence? I made the sand a boundary for the sea, an everlasting barrier it cannot cross. The waves may roll, but they cannot prevail; they may roar, but they cannot cross it. NIV 22 Should you not fear me?" declares the LORD. "Should you not tremble in my presence? I made the sand a boundary for the sea, an everlasting barrier it cannot cross. The waves may roll, but they cannot prevail; they may roar, but they cannot cross it. NIV 23 But these people have stubborn and rebellious hearts; they have turned aside and gone away. NIV 23 But these people have stubborn and rebellious hearts; they have turned aside and gone away. NIV 24 They do not say to themselves, 'Let us fear the LORD our God, who gives autumn and spring rains in season, who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest.' NIV 24 They do not say to themselves, 'Let us fear the LORD our God, who gives autumn and spring rains in season, who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest.' NIV 25 Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins have deprived you of good. NIV 25 Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins have deprived you of good. NIV 26 "Among my people are wicked men who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch men. NIV 26 "Among my people are wicked men who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch men. NIV 27 Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful NIV 27 Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful NIV 28 and have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not plead the case of the fatherless to win it, they do not defend the rights of the poor. NIV 28 and have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not plead the case of the fatherless to win it, they do not defend the rights of the poor. NIV 29 Should I not punish them for this?" declares the LORD. "Should I not avenge myself on such a nation as this? NIV 29 Should I not punish them for this?" declares the LORD. "Should I not avenge myself on such a nation as this? NIV 30 "A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: NIV 30 "A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: NIV 31 The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end? NIV 31 The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?