Jeremiah 11

1 The word that came from the Lord to Jeremiah, saying: 2 “Listen to the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. 3 And you shall say to them: Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Cursed is the man who will not listen […]

Jeremiah 12

1 Certainly, O Lord, you are just. But if I may contend with you, while still speaking what is just to you: Why does the way of the impious prosper? Why is it well with all those who transgress and act unfairly? 2 You planted them, and they took root. They are prospering and bearing […]

Jeremiah 13

1 Thus says the Lord to me: “Go, and obtain for yourself a linen waistcloth. And you shall place it over your loins, and you shall not put it into water.” 2 And so I obtained a waistcloth, according to the word of the Lord, and I placed it around my loins. 3 And the […]

Jeremiah 14

1 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah concerning the words of the drought. 2 “Judea has mourned. And its gates have fallen and become hard to discern on the ground. And the outcry of Jerusalem has ascended. 3 The greater ones have sent their lesser ones to the water. They went to […]

Jeremiah 15

1 And the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel were to stand before me, my soul would not be toward this people. Cast them away from my face, and let them depart! 2 And if they say to you, ‘Where shall we go?’ you shall say to them: Thus says the Lord: […]

Jeremiah 16

1 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: 2 “You shall not take a wife, and there shall be no sons or daughters for you in this place. 3 For thus says the Lord concerning the sons and daughters who are conceived in this place, and concerning their mothers who give birth […]

Jeremiah 17

1 “The sin of Judah has been written with a pen of iron and a point of diamond. It has been engraved upon the breadth of their heart and upon the horns of their shrines. 2 And their sons make a remembrance of their shrines, and their sacred groves, and their leafy trees on high […]

Jeremiah 18

1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying: 2 “Rise up and descend into the house of the potter, and there you will hear my words.” 3 And I descended into the house of the potter, and behold, he was making a work on the wheel. 4 And the vessel, which he […]

Jeremiah 20

1 And Pashhur, the son of Immer, the priest who had been appointed leader in the house of the Lord, heard Jeremiah prophesying these words. 2 And Pashhur struck the prophet Jeremiah, and he sent him to the stocks, which were at the upper gate of Benjamin at the house of the Lord. 3 And […]