Thematic Bible




Jeremiah 9:1 (show verse)

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eye a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 9:2 (show verse)

Oh that I had in the wilderness a traveller's lodging-place, that I might leave my people, and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Jeremiah 9:3 (show verse)

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:4 (show verse)

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Jeremiah 9:5 (show verse)

And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing.

Jeremiah 9:6 (show verse)

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:7 (show verse)

Therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Behold, I will melt them, and try them; for how else could I do for the daughter of my people?

Jeremiah 9:8 (show verse)

Their tongue is a murderous arrow; it speaketh deceit. A man speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth his ambush.

Jeremiah 9:9 (show verse)

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Jeremiah 9:10 (show verse)

For the mountains will I take up weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness, a lamentation; for they are burnt up, so that none passeth through them; and the voice of the cattle is not heard. Both the fowl of the heavens and the beasts are fled; they are gone.

Jeremiah 9:11 (show verse)

And I will make Jerusalem heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 9:12 (show verse)

Who is a wise man, that he may understand this? and he to whom the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land perished, burnt up like a wilderness, so that none passeth through?
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Jeremiah 9:13 (show verse)

And Jehovah saith, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not hearkened unto my voice, nor walked in it,

Jeremiah 9:14 (show verse)

but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them;

Jeremiah 9:15 (show verse)

therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I will feed this people with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink,

Jeremiah 9:16 (show verse)

and will scatter them among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them.

Jeremiah 9:17 (show verse)

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come;

Jeremiah 9:18 (show verse)

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids pour forth waters.

Jeremiah 9:19 (show verse)

For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled, sorely put to shame! For we have forsaken the land, for they have cast down our dwellings.

Jeremiah 9:20 (show verse)

Hear then the word of Jehovah, ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and each one her companion lamentation.

Jeremiah 9:21 (show verse)

For death is come up through our windows, is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from the street, the young men from the broadways.

Jeremiah 9:22 (show verse)

Speak, Thus saith Jehovah: Yea, the carcases of men shall fall as dung upon the open field, and as the handful after the reaper, and there shall be none to gather.
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Jeremiah 9:23 (show verse)

Thus saith Jehovah: Let not the wise glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty glory in his might; let not the rich glory in his riches:

Jeremiah 9:24 (show verse)

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:25 (show verse)

Behold, days are coming, saith Jehovah, when I will visit all them that are circumcised with the uncircumcised;

Jeremiah 9:26 (show verse)

Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that have the corners of their beard cut off, that dwell in the wilderness: for all the nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in heart.