So the LORD could no longer endure the evil deeds and detestable acts you committed, and your land became a desolation, a horror, and an object of cursing, without inhabitant, as it is today.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 19:13
because we are about to destroy this place. For the outcry to the LORD against its people is so great that He has sent us to destroy it."
He turns rivers into deserts, springs of water into thirsty ground,
fruitful land into fields of salt, because of the wickedness of its dwellers.
Then Isaiah said, "Hear now, O house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of men? Will you try the patience of my God as well?
You have bought Me no sweet cane with your silver, nor have you satisfied Me with the fat of your sacrifices. But you have burdened Me with your sins; you have wearied Me with your iniquities.
Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, remove the foreskins of your hearts, O men of Judah and people of Jerusalem. Otherwise, My wrath will break out like fire and burn with no one to extinguish it, because of your evil deeds."
O house of David, this is what the LORD says: 'Administer justice every morning, and rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor, or My wrath will go forth like fire and burn with none to extinguish it because of their evil deeds.
Therefore, this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says about the shepherds who tend My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them. Behold, I will attend to you for the evil of your deeds, declares the LORD.
And this whole land will become a desolate wasteland, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon for seventy years.
to make them a ruin, an object of horror and contempt and cursing, as they are this day--Jerusalem and the cities of Judah, its kings and officials;
I will pursue them with sword, famine, and plague. I will make them a horror to all the kingdoms of the earth--a curse, a desolation, and an object of scorn and reproach among all the nations to which I banish them.
All your lovers have forgotten you; they no longer seek you, for I have struck you as an enemy would, with the discipline of someone cruel, because of your great iniquity and numerous sins.
Behold, I am going to give the command, declares the LORD, and I will bring them back to this city. They will fight against it, capture it, and burn it down. And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."
For this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: 'Just as My anger and wrath were poured out on the residents of Jerusalem, so will My wrath be poured out on you if you go to Egypt. You will become an object of cursing and horror, of vilification and disgrace, and you will never see this place again.'
And I will take away the remnant of Judah who have resolved to go to the land of Egypt to reside there; they will meet their end. They will all fall by the sword or by famine. From the least to the greatest, they will die by sword or famine. Then they will become an object of cursing and horror, of vilification and reproach.
Put salt on Moab, for she will be laid waste; her cities will become desolate, with no one to dwell in them.
And the nations will know that the house of Israel went into exile for their iniquity, because they were unfaithful to Me. So I hid My face from them and gave them into the hand of their enemies, so that they all fell by the sword.
You have wearied the LORD with your words; yet you ask, "How have we wearied Him?" By saying, "All who do evil are good in the sight of the LORD, and in them He delights," or, "Where is the God of justice?"
Chapter Outline1. Jeremiah expresses the desolation of Judah for their idolatry
11. He prophesies the destruction of those who commit idolatry in Egypt
15. The obstinacy of the Jews
20. For which Jeremiah threatens them
29. and for a sign prophesies the destruction of Egypt
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 6:3, 5-7
Psalm 95:10, 11
Romans 2:4, 5
2 Peter 3:7-9
Jeremiah 44:2, 6, 12
Jeremiah 25:11, 18, 38
1 Kings 9:7, 8
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