Thematic Bible

Jeremiah 17:1 (show verse)

The sin of Judah is written
with an iron stylus.
With a diamond point
it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts
and on the horns of their altars,

Jeremiah 17:2 (show verse)

while their children remember their altars
and their Asherah poles, by the green trees
on the high hills—

Jeremiah 17:3 (show verse)

My mountains in the countryside.
I will give up your wealth
and all your treasures as plunder
because of the sin of your high places
in all your borders.
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Jeremiah 17:4 (show verse)

You will, on your own, relinquish your inheritance
that I gave you.
I will make you serve your enemies
in a land you do not know,
for you have set My anger on fire;
it will burn forever.
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Jeremiah 17:5 (show verse)

This is what the Lord says:The man who trusts in mankind,
who makes human flesh his strength
and turns his heart from the Lord is cursed.

Jeremiah 17:6 (show verse)

He will be like a juniper in the Arabah;
he cannot see when good comes
but dwells in the parched places in the wilderness,
in a salt land where no one lives.

Jeremiah 17:7 (show verse)

The man who trusts in the Lord,
whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed.

Jeremiah 17:8 (show verse)

He will be like a tree planted by water:
it sends its roots out toward a stream,
it doesn’t fear when heat comes,
and its foliage remains green.
It will not worry in a year of drought
or cease producing fruit.

Jeremiah 17:9 (show verse)

The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

Jeremiah 17:10 (show verse)

I, Yahweh, examine the mind,
I test the heart
to give to each according to his way,
according to what his actions deserve.

Jeremiah 17:11 (show verse)

He who makes a fortune unjustly
is like a partridge that hatches eggs it didn’t lay.
In the middle of his days
his riches will abandon him,
so in the end he will be a fool.

Jeremiah 17:12 (show verse)

A throne of glory
on high from the beginning
is the place of our sanctuary.
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Jeremiah 17:13 (show verse)

Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who abandon You
will be put to shame.
All who turn away from Me
will be written in the dirt,
for they have abandoned
the Lord, the fountain of living water.

Jeremiah 17:14 (show verse)

Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed;
save me, and I will be saved,
for You are my praise.

Jeremiah 17:15 (show verse)

Hear how they keep challenging me,
“Where is the word of the Lord?
Let it come!”

Jeremiah 17:16 (show verse)

But I have not run away from being Your shepherd,
and I have not longed for the fatal day.
You know my words were spoken in Your presence.

Jeremiah 17:17 (show verse)

Don’t become a terror to me.
You are my refuge in the day of disaster.

Jeremiah 17:18 (show verse)

Let my persecutors be put to shame,
but don’t let me be put to shame.
Let them be terrified, but don’t let me be terrified.
Bring on them the day of disaster;
shatter them with total destruction.

Jeremiah 17:19 (show verse)

This is what the Lord said to me, “Go and stand at the People’s Gate, through which the kings of Judah enter and leave, as well as at all the gates of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 17:20 (show verse)

Announce to them: Hear the word of the Lord, kings of Judah, all Judah, and all the residents of Jerusalem who enter through these gates.

Jeremiah 17:21 (show verse)

This is what the Lord says: Watch yourselves; do not pick up a load and bring it in through the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day.

Jeremiah 17:22 (show verse)

You must not carry a load out of your houses on the Sabbath day or do any work, but you must consecrate the Sabbath day, just as I commanded your ancestors.

Jeremiah 17:23 (show verse)

They wouldn’t listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

Jeremiah 17:24 (show verse)

“However, if you listen to Me, says the Lord, and do not bring loads through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day and consecrate the Sabbath day and do no work on it,

Jeremiah 17:25 (show verse)

kings and princes will enter through the gates of this city. They will sit on the throne of David, riding in chariots and on horses with their officials, the men of Judah, and the residents of Jerusalem. This city will be inhabited forever.

Jeremiah 17:26 (show verse)

Then people will come from the cities of Judah and from the area around Jerusalem, from the land of Benjamin and from the Judean foothills, from the hill country and from the Negev bringing burnt offerings and sacrifice, grain offerings and frankincense, and thank offerings to the house of the Lord.

Jeremiah 17:27 (show verse)

If you do not listen to Me to consecrate the Sabbath day by not carrying a load while entering the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, I will set fire to its gates, and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem and not be extinguished.”