Jeremiah 31:15

15 Thus says the LORD: 1"A voice is heard in 2Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. 3Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, 4because they are no more."

Jeremiah 31:15 In-Context

13 Then shall the young women rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old shall be merry. I will turn their mourning into joy; I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow.
14 I will feast the soul of the priests with abundance, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, declares the LORD."
15 Thus says the LORD: "A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are no more."
16 Thus says the LORD: "Keep your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears, for there is a reward for your work, declares the LORD, and they shall come back from the land of the enemy.
17 There is hope for your future, declares the LORD, and your children shall come back to their own country.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Cited Matthew 2:18
  • 2. Joshua 18:25
  • 3. [Genesis 35:19, 20; Genesis 48:7; 1 Samuel 10:2]
  • 4. Jeremiah 10:20
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