Jeremiah 23:1

“Woe bee vnto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheepe of my pasture, saith the Lord.”

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Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.
- King James Version

"Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture! declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A curse is on the keepers who are causing the destruction and loss of the sheep of my field, says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Wo to shepherds destroying, And scattering the flock of My pasture, An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture! saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Jeremiah 23

  • Ivy Johnson
    Things change: stay the same: Jeremiah’s days: today much worse: too much money: from members:mega Churches: private jets: mansions: expensive vehicles: keeping-up-with-Jones: expensive carpet: no conviction: use water down: man replaced: Words: instead of the HOLY SCRIPTURES: given by GOD the HOLY SPIRIT: CENTURIES AGO:
    PREACH GODS WORDS: IN
  • Ivy Johnson
    V#3: WOW to thee so called preachers: preaching replacement theology: God is finished with ISRAEL: and help to bring about the BDS: and antiemetic movements: All enemies of THE GOD OF ABRAHAM:ISAAC:JACOB:and their SEED Forever: ISRAEL also. Soon they ALL will have to give an ACCOUNT to GOD ALMIGHTY: God is married to the JEWISH People Forever: TheY are the APPLE of HIS EYE: The most delicate area.
  • Don Felipe
    Jeremiah 23 is part of the ominous warning God has given to believers. The very beginning of the chapter is setting up the prophecy of the Christian church in the last days before Jesus' returns in judgment. The history of the Hebrew nation is a mirror of the things that have come to pass in these latter days. Judgment must first come on the church...and it has already begun. May God have mercy
  • Irene123
    V. 14 - God just didn't like Sodom/Gomorrah; I guess He did (maybe) at one time, OR, His word does say he is of great mercy and slow to anger. People say there was no 'grace' with God in the O.T.; I think there was ................
  • Lu2677
    "Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith"
    Verse 31
  • Irene123
    Jer. 23:26-27; do these vs. remind anyone of an institution that was formed in 325 A.D.? especially v. 27.

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