Jeremiah 3:5
Good News Translation
You won't always be angry; you won't be mad at me forever.' Israel, that is what you said, but you did all the evil you could."

Contemporary English Version
you beg me to stop being angry, but you won't stop sinning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wilt thou be angry for ever, or wilt thou continue unto the end? Behold, thou hast spoken, and hast done evil things, and hast been able.

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Wilt thou be angry for ever, or wilt thou continue unto the end? Behold, thou hast spoken, and hast done evil things, and hast been able.

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Jeremiah 3:12 Go, and proclaim these words towards the north, and thou shalt say: Return, O rebellious Israel, saith the Lord, and I will not turn away my face from you: for I am holy, saith the Lord, and I will not be angry for ever.

Psalm 77:7-9 Will God then cast off for ever? or will he never be more favourable again? . . .

Psalm 85:5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever: or wilt thou extend thy wrath from generation to generation?

Psalm 103:8,9 The Lord is compassionate and merciful: longsuffering and plenteous in mercy. . . .

Isaiah 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be angry unto the end: because the spirit shall go forth from my face, and breathings I will make.

Isaiah 64:9 Be not very angry, O Lord, and remember no longer our iniquity: behold, see we are all thy people.

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Ezekiel 22:6 Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

Micah 2:1 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

Micah 7:3 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Zephaniah 3:1-5 Woe to the provoking and redeemed city, the dove. . . .

Context
The Wages of the Harlot
4Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity: 5Wilt thou be angry for ever, or wilt thou continue unto the end? Behold, thou hast spoken, and hast done evil things, and hast been able.
Cross References
Psalm 103:9
He will not always be angry: nor will he threaten for ever.

Isaiah 57:16
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be angry unto the end: because the spirit shall go forth from my face, and breathings I will make.

Jeremiah 3:12
Go, and proclaim these words towards the north, and thou shalt say: Return, O rebellious Israel, saith the Lord, and I will not turn away my face from you: for I am holy, saith the Lord, and I will not be angry for ever.

Additional Translations
Will He be angry forever? Will He be indignant to the end?’ This you have spoken, but you keep doing all the evil you can.”Will he reserve his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, you have spoken and done evil things as you could.

Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and hast had thy way.

Will God's anger continue for ever, or be preserved to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done these bad things, and hadst power to do them.

Will he keep [his anger] for ever? Will he preserve it perpetually? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and thou art [so] determined.

Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and hast had thy way.

Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done evil things as thou couldst.

"'Will he retain [his anger] forever? Will he keep it to the end?' Behold, you have spoken and have done evil things, and have had your way."

Doth He keep to the age? watch for ever?' Lo, these things thou hast spoken, And thou dost the evil things, and prevailest.
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