Jeremiah 9:9
Good News Translation
Will I not punish them for these things? Will I not take revenge on a nation like this? I, the LORD, have spoken."

Contemporary English Version
Give me one good reason not to punish them as they deserve. I, the LORD All-Powerful, have spoken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall I not visit them for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul be revenged on such a nation?

New American Bible
Should I not punish them for these deeds—oracle of the LORD; on a nation such as this should I not take vengeance?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shall I not visit them for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul be revenged on such a nation?

Jeremiah 5:9,29 Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord? and shall not my soul take revenge on such a nation? . . .

Isaiah 1:24 Therefore saith the Lord the God of hosts, the mighty one of Israel: Ah! I will comfort myself over my adversaries: and I will be revenged of my enemies.

Context
A Lament over Zion
8Their tongue is a piercing arrow, it hath spoken deceit: with his mouth one speaketh peace with his friend, and secretly he lieth in wait for him. 9Shall I not visit them for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul be revenged on such a nation?10For the mountains I will take up weeping and lamentation, and for the beautiful places of the desert, mourning: because they are burnt up, for that there is not a man that passeth through them: and they have not heard the voice of the owner: from the fowl of the air to the beasts they are gone away and departed.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:24
Therefore saith the Lord the God of hosts, the mighty one of Israel: Ah! I will comfort myself over my adversaries: and I will be revenged of my enemies.

Isaiah 10:3
What will you do in the day of visitation, and of the calamity which cometh from afar? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?

Isaiah 57:6
In the parts of the torrent is thy portion, this is thy lot: and thou hast poured out libations to them, thou hast offered sacrifice. Shall I not be angry at these things?

Jeremiah 5:9
Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord? and shall not my soul take revenge on such a nation?

Jeremiah 5:29
Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul take revenge on such a nation?

Additional Translations
Should I not punish them for these things? declares the LORD. Should I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?”Shall I not visit them for these things? said the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the Lord: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a people as this?

Shall I not visit them for these [things]? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Shall I not visit them for these things? says Yahweh; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

For these things do not I see after them? An affirmation of Jehovah, Against a nation such as this doth not My soul avenge itself?
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