Jeremiah Chapter 8
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1 The calamity of the Iewes, both dead and aliue. 4 Hee vpbraideth their foolish, and shamelesse impenitencie. 13 Hee sheweth their grieuous iudgment, 18 and bewaileth their desperate estate.
1 At that time, sayeth the Lord, they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Iudah, and the bones of his princes, and the bones of the Priests, and the bones of the Prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Ierusalem out of their graues.
2 And they shall spread them before the Sunne, and the Moone, and all the hoste of heauen whom they haue loued, and whom they haue serued, and after whom they haue walked, and whom they haue sought, and whom they haue worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried, they shall be for doung, vpon the face of the earth.
10 Therfore will I giue their wiues vnto others, & their fields to them that shall inherite them: for euery one from the least euen vnto the greatest is giuen to couetousnes, from the Prophet euen vnto the priest, euery one dealeth falsly.10
12 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fal, in the time of their visitation they shall be cast downe, saith the Lord.12
13 ¶ I will surely consume them, saith the Lord; there shalbe no grapes on the vine, nor figges on the figtree, and the leafe shall fade, and the things that I haue giuen them, shall passe away from them.13
14 Why doe wee sit still? assemble your selues, and let vs enter into the defenced cities, and let vs be silent there: for the Lord our God hath put vs to silence, and giuen vs waters of gall to drink, because we haue sinned against the Lord.14
16 The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones, for they are come and haue deuoured the land, and all that is in it, the citie, and those that dwell therein.16
19 Behold the voice of the crie of the daughter of my people because of them that dwel in a farre countrey: Is not the Lord in Zion? is not her king in her? why haue they prouoked me to anger with their grauen images, and with strange vanities?19
Jeremiah Chapter 8 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
7 Isai. 1.3.
8 Or, the false penne of the scribes worketh for falshood.
9 Cha. 6.15. , Or, haue they beene ashamed, &c. , Heb. the wisedome of what thing.
10 Isai.56.11 chap. 6.13.
11 Cha. 6.14. , Eze. 13. 10.
12 Chap. 3.3. and 6.15.
13 Or, in gathering I will consume. , Isai. 5.1. &c. , Matth.21. 19. luke 13.6. &c.
14 Cha.9.15. dan. 23.15. , Or, poyson.
15 Chap. 14. 16.
16 Cha.4.15. , Hebr. the fulnesse therof.
17 Psal. 58. 5,6.
18 Heb. vpon.
19 Heb. because of the countrey of them that are farre off.
22 Chap. 46. 11. , Heb. gone vp.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
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