Jeremiah 5:27
Good News Translation
Just as a hunter fills a cage with birds, they have filled their houses with loot. That is why they are powerful and rich,

Contemporary English Version
You are evil, and you lie and cheat to make yourselves rich. You are powerful

Douay-Rheims Bible
As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched.

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As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched.

cage.

Revelation 18:2 And he cried out with a strong voice, saying: Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen: and is become the habitation of devils and the hold of every unclean spirit and the hold of every unclean and hateful bird:

so are.

Proverbs 1:11-13 Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit. . . .

Hosea 12:7,8 He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression. . . .

Amos 8:4-6 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

Micah 1:12 And pass away, O thou that dwellest in the beautiful place, covered with thy shame: she went not forth that dwelleth in the confines: the house adjoining shall receive mourning from you, which stood by herself.

Micah 6:10,11 As yet there is a fire in the house of the wicked, the treasures of iniquity, and a scant measure full of wrath. . . .

Habakkuk 2:9-11 Woe to him that gathereth together an evil covetousness to his house, that his nest may be on high, and thinketh he may be delivered out of the hand of evil. . . .

Context
Judgment Proclaimed
26For among my people are found wicked men, that lie in wait as fowlers, setting snares and traps to catch men. 27As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched.28They are grown gross and fat: and have most wickedly transgressed my words. They have not judged the cause of the widow, they have not managed the cause of the fatherless, and they have not judged the judgment of the poor.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 8:5
Why then is this people in Jerusalem turned away with a stubborn revolting? they have laid hold on lying, and have refused to return.

Jeremiah 9:6
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit: through deceit they have refused to know me, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 12:1
Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?

Micah 6:10
As yet there is a fire in the house of the wicked, the treasures of iniquity, and a scant measure full of wrath.

Zephaniah 1:9
And I will visit in that day upon every one that entereth arrogantly over the threshold: them that fill the house of the Lord their God with iniquity and deceit.

Additional Translations
Like cages full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit. Therefore they have become powerful and rich.As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxed rich.

As a snare which has been set is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore have they grown great, and become rich:

As a cage full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and have enriched themselves.

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they have become great, and have grown rich.

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit. Therefore they have become great, and grew rich.

As a cage full of fowls, So their houses are full of deceit, Therefore they have been great, and are rich.
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