The LORD is righteous, for I have rebelled against His command. Listen, all you people; look upon my suffering. My young men and maidens have gone into captivity.
Cross ReferencesExodus 9:27
Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron. "This time I have sinned," he said. "The LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
Your sons and daughters will be given to another nation, while your eyes grow weary looking for them day after day, with no power in your hand.
You will father sons and daughters, but they will not remain yours, because they will go into captivity.
1 Samuel 12:14
If you fear the LORD and serve Him and obey His voice, and if you do not rebel against the command of the LORD, and if both you and the king who rules over you follow the LORD your God, then all will be well.
1 Samuel 12:15
But if you disobey the LORD and rebel against His command, then the hand of the LORD will be against you as it was against your fathers.
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are righteous, and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.
Righteous are You, O LORD, and upright are Your judgments.
They surround her like men guarding a field, because she has rebelled against Me, declares the LORD.
Righteous are You, O LORD, when I plead before You. Yet I wish to contend with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?
They came in and possessed it, but they did not obey Your voice or walk in Your law. They failed to perform all You commanded them to do, and so You have brought upon them all this disaster.
Is this nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look around and see! Is there any sorrow like mine, which was inflicted on me, which the LORD made me suffer on the day of His fierce anger?
we have sinned and done wrong. We have acted wickedly and rebelled. We have turned away from Your commandments and ordinances.
In that day the lovely young women, the young men as well, will faint from thirst.
Chapter Outline1. The miseries of Jerusalem and of the Jews lamented
12. The attention of beholders demanded to this unprecedented case
18. The justice of God acknowledged, and his mercy supplicated.
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Jeremiah 22:8, 9
Jeremiah 25:28, 29
Ezekiel 14:22, 23
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