Jeremiah 6 | Return to the Ancient Paths

Flee for safety, O people of Benjamin,
from the midst of Jerusalem!
Blow the trumpet in Tekoa,
and raise a signal on Beth-haccherem,
for disaster looms out of the north,
and great destruction.
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The lovely and delicately bred I will destroy,
the daughter of Zion.[a]
3
Shepherds with their flocks shall come against her;
they shall pitch their tents around her;
they shall pasture, each in his place.
4
“Prepare war against her;
arise, and let us attack at noon!
Woe to us, for the day declines,
for the shadows of evening lengthen!
5
Arise, and let us attack by night
and destroy her palaces!”

6
For thus says the Lord of hosts:
“Cut down her trees;
cast up a siege mound against Jerusalem.
This is the city that must be punished;
there is nothing but oppression within her. Read More »

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