Jeremiah 22:9
Good News Translation
Then they will answer that it is because you have abandoned your covenant with me, your God, and have worshiped and served other gods."

Contemporary English Version
Others will answer, "It's because the people worshiped foreign gods and broke the agreement that the LORD their God had made with them."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall answer: Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord their God, and have adored strange gods, and served them.

New American Bible
And they will be told: “Because they have deserted their covenant with the LORD, their God, by worshiping and serving other gods.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they shall answer: Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord their God, and have adored strange gods, and served them.

Jeremiah 2:17-19 Hath not this been done to thee, because thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God at that time, when he led thee by the way? . . .

Jeremiah 40:2,3 And the general of the army taking Jeremiah, said to him: The Lord thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place, . . .

Jeremiah 50:7 All that found them, have devoured them: and their enemies said: We have not sinned in so doing: because they have sinned against the Lord the beauty of justice, and against the Lord the hope of their fathers.

Deuteronomy 29:25-28 And they shall answer: Because they forsook the covenant of the Lord, which he made with their fathers, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt: . . .

2 Kings 22:17 Because they have forsaken me, and have sacrificed to strange gods, provoking me by all the works of their hands: therefore my indignation shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

2 Chronicles 34:25 Because they have forsaken me, and have sacrificed to strange gods, to provoke me to wrath with all the works of their hands, therefore my wrath shall fail upon this place, and shall not be quenched.

Context
A Warning about the Palace
8And many nations shall pass by this city: and they shall say every man to his neighbour: Why hath the Lord done so to this great city? 9And they shall answer: Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord their God, and have adored strange gods, and served them.
Cross References
1 Kings 9:8
And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

2 Kings 22:17
Because they have forsaken me, and have sacrificed to strange gods, provoking me by all the works of their hands: therefore my indignation shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

2 Chronicles 34:25
Because they have forsaken me, and have sacrificed to strange gods, to provoke me to wrath with all the works of their hands, therefore my wrath shall fail upon this place, and shall not be quenched.

Jeremiah 9:13
And the Lord said: Because they have forsaken my law, which I gave them, and have not heard my voice, and have not walked in it.

Jeremiah 11:3
And thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: Cursed is the man that shall not hearken to the words of this covenant,

Jeremiah 16:11
Thou shalt say to them: Because your fathers forsook me, saith the Lord: and went after strange gods, and served them, and adored them: and they forsook me, and kept not my law.

Jeremiah 40:2
And the general of the army taking Jeremiah, said to him: The Lord thy God hath pronounced this evil upon this place,

Ezekiel 5:15
And thou shalt be a reproach, and a scoff, an example, and an astonishment amongst the nations that are round about thee, when I shall have executed judgments in thee in anger, and in indignation, and in wrathful rebukes.

Ezekiel 12:16
And I will leave a few men of them from the sword, and from the famine, and from the pestilence: that they may declare all their wicked deeds among the nations whither they shall go: and they shall know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 14:23
And they shall comfort you, when you shall see their ways, and their doings: and you shall know that I have not done without cause all that I have done in it, saith the Lord God.

Ezekiel 39:23
And the nations shall know that the house of Israel were made captives for their iniquity, because they forsook me, and I hid my face from them: and I delivered them into the hands of their enemies, and they fell all by the sword.

Additional Translations
Then people will reply, ‘Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and have worshiped and served other gods.’Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

Then they shall answer, Because they forsook the covenant of Jehovah their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

And they shall say, Because they forsook the covenant of the Lord their God, and worshipped strange gods, and served them.

And they shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of Jehovah their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

Then they shall answer, Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshiped other gods, and served them.

Then they shall answer, Because they forsook the covenant of Yahweh their God, and worshiped other gods, and served them.

And they have said, 'Because that they have forsaken The covenant of Jehovah their God, And bow themselves to other gods, and serve them.'
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