Jeremiah 6:7
Good News Translation
As a well keeps its water fresh, so Jerusalem keeps its evil fresh. I hear violence and destruction in the city; sickness and wounds are all I see.

Contemporary English Version
Evil pours from your city like water from a spring. Sounds of injustice and violence echo within your walls; victims are everywhere, wounded and dying.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As a cistern maketh its water cold, so hath she made her wickedness cold: violence and spoil shall be heard in her, infirmity and stripes are continually before me.

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As a cistern maketh its water cold, so hath she made her wickedness cold: violence and spoil shall be heard in her, infirmity and stripes are continually before me.

a fountain.

Proverbs 4:23 Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.

Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the raging sea, which cannot rest, and the waves thereof cast up dirt and mire.

James 3:10-12 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. . . .

violence.

Jeremiah 20:8 For I am speaking now this long time, crying out against iniquity, and I often proclaim devastation: and the word of the Lord is made a reproach to me, and a derision all the day.

Psalm 55:9-11 Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city. . . .

Ezekiel 7:11,23 Iniquity is risen up into a rod of impiety: nothing of them shall remain, nor of their people, nor of the noise of them: and there shall be no rest among them. . . .

Ezekiel 22:3-12 And thou shalt shew her all her abominations, and shalt say: Thus saith the Lord God: This is the city that sheddeth blood in the midst of her, that her time may come: and that hath made idols against herself, to defile herself. . . .

Ezekiel 24:7 For her blood is in the midst of her, she hath shed it upon the smooth rock: she hath not shed it upon the ground, that it might be covered with dust.

Micah 2:1,2,8-10 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 3:1-3,9-12 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Micah 7:2,3 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death. . . .

Context
Jerusalem's Final Warning
6For thus saith the Lord of hosts: Hew down her trees, cast up a trench about Jerusalem: this is the city to be visited, all oppression is in the midst of her. 7As a cistern maketh its water cold, so hath she made her wickedness cold: violence and spoil shall be heard in her, infirmity and stripes are continually before me.8Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee, lest I make thee desolate, a land uninhabited.…
Cross References
James 3:11
Doth a fountain send forth, out of the same hole, sweet and bitter water?

Psalm 55:9
Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city.

Isaiah 59:6
Their webs shall not be for clothing, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are unprofitable works, and the work of iniquity is in their hands.

Jeremiah 20:8
For I am speaking now this long time, crying out against iniquity, and I often proclaim devastation: and the word of the Lord is made a reproach to me, and a derision all the day.

Jeremiah 30:12
For thus saith the Lord: Thy bruise is incurable, thy wound is very grievous.

Jeremiah 30:13
There is none to judge thy judgment to bind it up: thou hast no healing medicines.

Jeremiah 32:31
For this city hath been to me a provocation and indignation from the day that they built it, until this day, in which it shall be taken out of my sight.

Ezekiel 7:11
Iniquity is risen up into a rod of impiety: nothing of them shall remain, nor of their people, nor of the noise of them: and there shall be no rest among them.

Ezekiel 7:23
Make a shutting up: for the land is full of the judgment of blood, and the city is full of iniquity.

Ezekiel 45:9
Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

Additional Translations
As a well gushes its water, so she pours out her evil. Violence and destruction resound in her; sickness and wounds are ever before Me.As a fountain casts out her waters, so she casts out her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.

As a well casteth forth its waters, so she casteth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

As a cistern cools water, so her wickedness cools her, ungodliness and misery shall be heard in her, as continually before her.

As a well poureth forth her waters, so she poureth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction are heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.

As a well casteth forth her waters, so she casteth forth her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickedness: violence and devastation is heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.

As a well casts forth its waters, so she casts forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

As the digging of a well, is for its waters, So she hath digged for her wickedness, Violence and spoil is heard in her, Before My face continually are sickness and smiting.
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