Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen girdle, and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water.
For,' I say, 'just as shorts cling tightly to a person's body, so I bound the whole nation of Israel and the whole nation of Judah tightly to me.' I intended for them to be my special people and to bring me fame, honor, and praise. But they would not obey me.
The Lord told Jeremiah, "Go and buy a clay jar from a potter. Take with you some of the leaders of the people and some of the leaders of the priests.
The Lord told me, "Make a yoke out of leather straps and wooden crossbars and put it on your neck.
After God spoke long ago in various portions and in various ways to our ancestors through the prophets,