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Summary

All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.

General references

Bible References

Have devoured

Jeremiah 50:17
"The people of Israel are like scattered sheep which lions have chased away. First the king of Assyria devoured them. Now last of all King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon has gnawed their bones.
Jeremiah 12:7
"I will abandon my nation. I will forsake the people I call my own. I will turn my beloved people over to the power of their enemies.
Psalm 79:7
For they have devoured Jacob and destroyed his home.
Isaiah 9:12
Syria from the east, and the Philistines from the west, they gobbled up Israelite territory. Despite all this, his anger does not subside, and his hand is ready to strike again.
Isaiah 56:9
All you wild animals in the fields, come and devour, all you wild animals in the forest!

We offend

Jeremiah 2:3
Israel was set apart to the Lord; they were like the first fruits of a harvest to him. All who tried to devour them were punished; disaster came upon them," says the Lord.'"
Jeremiah 40:2
The captain of the royal guard took Jeremiah aside and said to him, "The Lord your God threatened this place with this disaster.
Isaiah 47:6
I was angry at my people; I defiled my special possession and handed them over to you. You showed them no mercy; you even placed a very heavy burden on old people.
Daniel 9:6
We have not paid attention to your servants the prophets, who spoke by your authority to our kings, our leaders, and our ancestors, and to all the inhabitants of the land as well.
Zechariah 1:15
But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted. I was a little displeased with them, but they have only made things worse for themselves.
Zechariah 11:5
Those who buy them slaughter them and are not held guilty; those who sell them say, 'Blessed be the Lord, for I am rich.' Their own shepherds have no compassion for them.

The habitation

Jeremiah 31:23
The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, "I will restore the people of Judah to their land and to their towns. When I do, they will again say of Jerusalem, 'May the Lord bless you, you holy mountain, the place where righteousness dwells.'
Psalm 90:1
A prayer of Moses, the man of God. O Lord, you have been our protector through all generations!
Psalm 91:1
As for you, the one who lives in the shelter of the sovereign One, and resides in the protective shadow of the mighty king --

The hope

Jeremiah 14:8
You have been the object of Israel's hopes. You have saved them when they were in trouble. Why have you become like a resident foreigner in the land? Why have you become like a traveler who only stops in to spend the night?
Psalm 22:4
In you our ancestors trusted; they trusted in you and you rescued them.
1 Timothy 1:1
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

General references

Jeremiah 22:9
The answer will come back, "It is because they broke their covenant with the Lord their God and worshiped and served other gods."
Jeremiah 30:16
But all who destroyed you will be destroyed. All your enemies will go into exile. Those who plundered you will be plundered. I will cause those who pillaged you to be pillaged.

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