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Jeremiah: Selected Verses

  1. Before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet. - 1:5
  2. The LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. - 1:9
  3. Upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot. - 2:20
  4. In vain have I smitten your children. - 2:30
  5. If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? shall not that land be greatly polluted? - 3:1
  6. Thou hast played the harlot with many lovers. - 3:1
  7. Thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms. - 3:2
  8. Thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed. - 3:3
  9. She is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot. - 3:6
  10. And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce. - 3:8
  11. Through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.. - 3:9
  12. Circumcise ... the foreskins of your heart. - 4:4
  13. The destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way. - 4:7
  14. Gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us. - 4:8
  15. Ah, Lord GOD! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people. - 4:10
  16. My bowels, my bowels! ... my heart maketh a noise in me. - 4:19
  17. They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife. - 5:8
  18. Behold, their ear is uncircumcised. - 6:10
  19. I am full of the fury of the LORD; I am weary with holding in: I will pour it out upon the children abroad, and upon the assembly of young men together: for even the husband with the wife shall be taken, the aged with him that is full of days. - 6:11
  20. Their houses shall be turned unto others, with their fields and wives. - 6:12
  21. They were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall. - 6:15
  22. Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts. - 6:19
  23. I will lay stumblingblocks before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall upon them; the neighbour and his friend shall perish. - 6:21
  24. Gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes. - 6:26
  25. Pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me: for I will not hear thee. - 7:16
  26. Mine anger and my fury shall be poured out upon this place, upon man, and upon beast, and upon the trees of the field, and upon the fruit of the ground; and it shall burn, and shall not be quenched. - 7:20
  27. Cut off thine hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away. - 7:29
  28. The carcases of this people shall be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall fray them away. - 7:33
  29. At that time, saith the LORD, they shall bring out the bones. - 8:1
  30. They shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth. - 8:2,
  31. Death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of them that remain. - 8:3
  32. Therefore will I give their wives unto others. - 8:10
  33. When they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall. - 8:12
  34. I will send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which will not be charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD. - 8:17
  35. I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons. - 9:11
  36. I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink. - 9:15
  37. The carcases of men shall fall as dung upon the open field ... and none shall gather them. - 9:22
  38. Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will punish all them which are circumcised with the uncircumcised. - 9:25
  39. All the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart. - 9:26
  40. Pour out thy fury upon the heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name. - 10:25
  41. Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon them. - 11:11
  42. Pray not thou for this people ... for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me for their trouble. - 11:14
  43. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, I will punish them: the young men shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters shall die by famine. - 11:22
  44. The sword of the LORD shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace. - 12:12
  45. If they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD. - 12:17
  46. Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins. - 13:1
  47. I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, saith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy them.. - 13:14
  48. For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, and thy heels made bare. - 13:22
  49. Therefore will I discover thy skirts upon thy face, that thy shame may appear. - 13:26
  50. I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. - 13:27
  51. And the wild asses did stand in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons. - 14:6
  52. Then said the LORD unto me, Pray not for this people for their good. - 14:11
  53. When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and an oblation, I will not accept them: but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence. - 14:12
  54. The prophets prophesy lies in my name. - 14:14
  55. I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and destroy. - 15:3
  56. I am weary with repenting. - 15:6
  57. I will bereave them of children. - 15:7
  58. Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place. - 16:2
  59. They shall die of grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth:and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their carcases shall be meat for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth. - 16:4
  60. Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith the LORD, even lovingkindness and mercies. - 16:5
  61. Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them. - 16:6
  62. Neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink for their father or for their mother. - 16:7
  63. Because your fathers have forsaken me. - 16:11
  64. The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars. - 17:1
  65. Ye have kindled a fire in mine anger, which shall burn for ever. - 17:4
  66. Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man. - 17:5
  67. The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked. - 17:9
  68. Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I frame evil against you. - 18:11
  69. Deliver up their children to the famine, and pour out their blood by the force of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of their children, and be widows; and let their men be put to death; let their young men be slain by the sword in battle. - 18:21
  70. Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, the which whosoever heareth, his ears shall tingle. - 19:3
  71. I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies ... and their carcases will I give to be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth. - 19:7
  72. Every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof. - 19:8
  73. And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend. - 19:9
  74. I will bring upon this city ... because they have hardened their necks, that they might not hear my words. - 19:15
  75. The LORD hath not called thy name Pashur, but Magormissabib. - 20:3
  76. O LORD, thou hast deceived me. - 20:7
  77. Cursed be the day wherein I was born. - 20:14
  78. Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto the. - 20:15
  79. I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand and with a strong arm, even in anger, and in fury, and in great wrath.. - 21:5
  80. I will smite the inhabitants of this city, both man and beast: they shall die of a great pestilence. - 21:6
  81. I have set my face against this city for evil, and not for good, saith the LORD. - 21:10
  82. He shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. - 23:6
  83. All my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine hath overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness. - 23:9
  84. The prophets said, that prophesy lies in my name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed. - 23:25
  85. How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? - 23:26
  86. Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that steal my words every one from his neighbour. - 23:30
  87. Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith. - 23:31
  88. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel unto me; Take the wine cup of this fury at my hand, and cause all the nations, to whom I send thee, to drink it. - 25:15
  89. Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Drink ye, and be drunken, and spue, and fall. - 25:27,
  90. I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the LORD of hosts. - 25:29
  91. The LORD shall roar from on high ... he shall mightily roar ... he shall give a shout, as they that tread the grapes, against all the inhabitants of the earth. - 25:30
  92. And the slain of the LORD shall be at that day from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung upon the ground. - 25:33
  93. Thus saith the LORD to me; Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck. - 27:2
  94. I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant; and the beasts of the field have I given him also to serve him. - 27:6
  95. Hearken not to the words of your prophets that prophesy unto you. - 27:16
  96. Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke from off the prophet Jeremiah's neck, and brake it. - 28:10
  97. Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, because thou hast taught rebellion against the LORD. - 28:16
  98. I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD. - 29:11
  99. I will send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, and will make them like vile figs, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil. - 29:17
  100. Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book. - 30:2
  101. Wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins? - 30:6
  102. All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy. - 30:14
  103. The whirlwind of the LORD goeth forth with fury. - 30:23
  104. The fierce anger of the LORD shall not return, until he hath done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it. - 30:24
  105. Thus saith the LORD ... I have brought all this great evil upon this people. - 32:42
  106. I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness. - 31:14
  107. Is Ephraim my dear son? ... My bowels are troubled for him ... saith the LORD. - 31:20
  108. The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge. - 31:29
  109. And the whole valley of the dead bodies ... shall be holy unto the LORD. - 31:40
  110. Fill them with the dead bodies of men, whom I have slain in mine anger and in my fury. - 33:5
  111. Whether it be good, or whether it be evil, we will obey the voice of the LORD our God. - 42:6
  112. Know certainly that ye shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, in the place whither ye desire to go and to sojourn. - 42:22
  113. Ye have seen all the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, and upon all the cities of Judah. - 44:2
  114. Behold, I will set my face against you for evil. - 44:11
  115. We will ... burn incense unto the queen of heaven. - 44:17
  116. I have sworn by my great name, saith the LORD. - 44:26
  117. Behold, I will watch over them for evil, and not for good. - 44:27
  118. Behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the LORD. - 45:5
  119. The sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood. - 46:10
  120. The LORD will spoil the Philistines. - 47:4
  121. O thou sword of the LORD ... put up thyself into thy scabbard. - 47:6
  122. Cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood. - 48:10
  123. Make ye him drunken ... Moab also shall wallow in his vomit. - 48:26
  124. Every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth. - 48:37
  125. Howl ... gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges. - 49:3,
  126. I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD. - 49:13
  127. I have heard a rumour from the LORD. - 49:14
  128. I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them. - 49:37
  129. Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. - 49:33
  130. They shall become as women. - 50:37
  131. Babylon hath been a golden cup in the LORD's hand, that made all the earth drunken. - 51:7
  132. The LORD of hosts hath sworn by himself. - 51:14
  133. Nebuchadrezzar ... hath swallowed me up like a dragon. - 51:34
  134. I will make them drunken ... and sleep a perpetual sleep. - 51:39
  135. When thou hast made an end of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates. - 51:63