Jeremiah 16:4-7 NIV

4 "They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried1 but will be like refuse lying on the ground.2 They will perish by sword and famine,3 and their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth."4

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5 For this is what the LORD says: "Do not enter a house where there is a funeral meal; do not go to mourn or show sympathy, because I have withdrawn my blessing, my love and my pity5 from this people," declares the LORD.

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6 "Both high and low will die in this land.6 They will not be buried or mourned,7 and no one will cut8 himself or shave9 his head for them.

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7 No one will offer food10 to comfort those who mourn11 for the dead--not even for a father or a mother--nor will anyone give them a drink to console12 them.

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