Jeremiah 2:9
Good News Translation
"And so I, the LORD, will state my case against my people again. I will bring charges against their descendants.

Contemporary English Version
I will take you to court and accuse you and your descendants *

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore will I yet contend in judgment with you, saith the Lord, and I will plead with your children.

New American Bible
Therefore I will again accuse you—oracle of the LORD— even your children’s children I will accuse.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Therefore will I yet contend in judgment with you, saith the Lord, and I will plead with your children.

I will

Jeremiah 2:29,35 Why will you contend with me in judgment? you have all forsaken me, saith the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 3:13 The Lord standeth up to judge, and he standeth to judge the people.

Isaiah 43:26 Put me in remembrance, and let us plead together: tell if thou hast any thing to justify thyself.

Ezekiel 20:35,36 And I will bring you into the wilderness of people, and there will I plead with you face to face. . . .

Hosea 2:2 Judge your mother, judge her: because she is not my wife, and I am not her husband. Let her put away her fornications from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts.

Micah 6:2 Let the mountains hear the judgment of the Lord, and the strong foundations of the earth: for the Lord will enter into judgment with his people, and he will plead against Israel.

with your

Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Leviticus 20:5 I will set my face against that man, and his kindred, and will cut off both him and all that consented with him, to commit fornication with Moloch, out of the midst of their people.

Context
Israel has Forsaken God
8The priests did not say: Where is the Lord? and they that held the law knew me not, and the pastors transgressed against me: and the prophets prophesied in Baal, and followed idols. 9Therefore will I yet contend in judgment with you, saith the Lord, and I will plead with your children.10Pass over to the isles of Cethim, and see: and send into Cedar, and consider diligently: and see if there hath been done any thing like this.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 2:35
And thou hast said: I am without sin and am innocent: and therefore let thy anger be turned away from me. Behold, I will contend with thee in judgment, because thou hast said: I have not sinned.

Ezekiel 20:35
And I will bring you into the wilderness of people, and there will I plead with you face to face.

Ezekiel 20:36
As I pleaded against your fathers in the desert of the land of Egypt; even so will I judge you, saith the Lord God.

Additional Translations
Therefore, I will contend with you again, declares the LORD, and I will bring a case against your children’s children.Why I will yet plead with you, said the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.

Wherefore I will yet contend with you, saith Jehovah, and with your children's children will I contend.

Therefore I will yet plead with you, and will plead with your children's children.

Therefore will I yet plead with you, saith Jehovah, and with your children's children will I plead.

Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.

Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.

"Therefore I will yet contend with you," says Yahweh, "and I will contend with your children's children.

Therefore, yet I plead with you, An affirmation of Jehovah, And with your sons' sons I plead.
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