Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.

 
 
 

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5.“Before I formed you in the belly I knew you, and before you came out of the womb I sanctified you. I ordained you to be a prophet to the nations.”

6. Then I said, “Oh no, Lord Jehovah! Behold, I don’t know how to speak because I am a boy.”

7. But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am a boy’, for you will go to all that I send you to and you will say whatever I command you.

8.Do not be afraid of their faces because I am with you to deliver you, says the Lord.”

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*in the book we have an exclamation after come back to me! says the Lord.

1. It is said, “If a man puts away his wife, and she goes from him and becomes another man’s, will he return to her again? Would not that land be greatly polluted?” But you have played the whore with many lovers; yet, come back to me, says Jehovah.

2. Lift up your eyes to the heights and see! Where have you not been lain with? By the roads have you waited for them like an Arabian in the desert, and you have made the land polluted with your whoredoms and your evil deeds.

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13.Only acknowledge your sin, that you have rebelled against Jehovah your God, and have dispersed your ways to strangers under every green tree, and have not obeyed my voice, says Jehovah.

14.Come back, O wayward children, says Jehovah, for I am married to you! And I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion.

15.And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, and they will feed you knowledge and understanding.

16.And it shall come to pass in those days, when you multiply and bear fruit in the land, says Jehovah, that they will no longer say, ‘The ark of the covenant of Jehovah!’ It will not come to mind, neither will they remember it, nor will they miss it, nor will it be made again.”

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17. And the Lord of Hosts who planted you has pronounced evil against you because of the evil that the house of Israel and the house of Judah have done to themselves, in burning sacrifices to Baal to provoke me to anger.

18. And the Lord gave me knowledge of it, and I knew. Then you showed me their deeds.

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12. Violent spoilers are come upon all the bare heights in the wilderness because the sword of Jehovah is devouring from one end of the land to the other. There is no safety for anyone.

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2. And Pashur struck Jeremiah the prophet, and he put him in the stocks that were in the upper gate of Benjamin which was by the house of the Lord.

3. And it came to pass the next day that Pashur released Jeremiah from the stocks. And Jeremiah said to him, “Jehovah has not named you Pashur, but rather, Magor-missabib.[2]

4. For thus said Jehovah: ‘Behold, I make you a terror[3] to yourself and to all your loved ones! And they shall fall by the sword of their enemies even as your eyes watch. And I will give all of Judah into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall lead them captive to Babylon, and strike them down with the sword.

5.And I shall deliver up all the wealth of this city, and all its products, and all its precious things, even all the treasures of the kings of Judah shall I hand over to their enemies, and they shall plunder them, and take them captive, and bring them to Babylon.

6.And you, Pashur, and all those who live in your house, shall go into captivity. And you shall go to Babylon, and there you shall die, and there you shall be buried — you and all your loved ones to whom you have prophesied with lies.”

7. O Jehovah, you deceived me, and I was deceived! You are stronger than I, and you prevailed! I am in derision daily; everyone mocks me!

8. Whenever I speak, I cry out “Violence!”, and I cry “Destruction!” But the word of the Lord became for me a reproach and ridicule every day!

9. So I said, “I will not mention Him or speak again in His name!” But it was like a fire burning in my heart, shut up in my bones. I wore myself out holding it in; I couldn’t do it.

10. For I heard the whispering of many, “There is terror on every side.[4] You tell it, and we’ll tell it.” All my acquaintances were watching for my stumbling, saying, “Perhaps he will be enticed,” and “Let’s prevail over him,” and “Let’s take our vengeance against him.”

11. But Jehovah is with me like a terrifying mighty man. Therefore, my pursuers shall stumble, and not prevail! They shall be greatly ashamed because they did not succeed — an eternal reproach that shall not be forgotten.

12. And the Lord of Hosts tries the righteous, seeing the kidneys and the heart. Let me see your vengeance against them, for I have pled my cause before you.

13. Sing to Jehovah! Give praise to Jehovah! For He has delivered the soul of the poor out of the hand of the wicked.

14. Cursed be the day in which I was born, the day in which my mother bore me! Let it not be blessed!

15. Cursed be the man who brought my father tidings, saying, “A male child is born to you!”, making him rejoice greatly.

16. Let that man be like the cities that Jehovah overturned, and had no pity. Let him hear a cry in the morning, and an alarm at midday,

17.who did not kill me from the womb — or that my mother would have been my grave, and her womb forever pregnant.

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5. “Behold, the days are coming”, says Jehovah, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he will reign as King, and he will deal wisely and will execute justice and righteousness in the earth.

6.In his days, Judah will be saved and Israel will dwell securely, and this is his name which Jehovah will call him: Our Righteousness.”

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7. Therefore, behold! The days are coming, says Jehovah, when they will no longer say, “As Jehovah lives, who brought up the children of Israel from the land of Egypt,”

8.but, “As Jehovah lives, who brought up and who led the seed of the house of Israel out of the land of the north and out of all the countries into which I had driven them,” and they will dwell in their own land.

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9. And they will serve Jehovah their God and David their King, whom I will raise up for them.

10. But as for you, do not be afraid, O Jacob my servant, says Jehovah, nor be dismayed, O Israel! For behold, I am going to deliver you out of distant places, and your seed from the land of their captivity. And Jacob will return and have quiet, and be at ease, and no one will make him afraid.

11. For I am with you, says Jehovah, to save you. Yes, I will make an end of all the nations where I have scattered you; howbeit, I will not make a full end of you. Yea, I will chastise you in just measure, and I will by no means leave you unpunished.

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15. Why do you cry out over your affliction? Your bellyaching is incurable. I have done these things to you because of the greatness of your iniquity and your many sins!

16. Therefore all who devour you shall be devoured, and all of your enemies — all of them — shall go into captivity, and they who spoil you shall be a spoil, and all who prey on you, I will make a prey.

17. For I will bring you health, and I will heal you of your wounds, says Jehovah, because they have called you, “Outcast Zion, whom no one wants”.

18. Thus says Jehovah: Behold, I will undo the captivity of Jacob’s tents, and I will have mercy on his dwelling places, and the city will be rebuilt over its ruins, and the fortress will stand in its proper place.

19. And thanksgiving and the sound of celebrating will come forth from them, and I will multiply them, and they will not be few. I will cause them to be honored, and they will not be disdained.

20. And his children will be as of old, and his congregation will be established before me, and I will punish all his oppressors.

21. His Prince came from himself, and his Ruler came out of his loins, and I caused him to come near and approach me. Who, pray tell, is he, this man who gave himself up to approach me? says Jehovah.

22. And you will be my people, and I will be your God.

23. Behold, the storm of Jehovah’s wrath has gone forth! A tempestuous storm will burst down upon the head of the wicked.

24. Jehovah’s burning anger will not turn away until He has done it, until He has accomplished the purposes of His heart! In the latter days, you will fully understand this.

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1. At that time, says Jehovah, I will be God to all the families of Israel, and they will be my people.

2. Thus says Jehovah: “The people who survived the sword found grace in the wilderness. He came to give Israel rest.”

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4. I will again build you, and you will be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel. You will again be adorned with your tambourines, and you will go forth in dance with those who rejoice.

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9. With weeping and with supplications will they come. I will bear them along, and I will bring them to streams of waters along a smooth path wherein they will not stumble, for I am a Father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

10. Let the Gentiles hear the word of Jehovah! Let them proclaim it in the distant isles and say, ‘He who scattered Israel will gather him, and He will watch over him as a shepherd does his flock,’

11. for Jehovah has ransomed Jacob and has redeemed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he.

12. And they will come forth and shout for joy on the height of Zion, and they will flow to the goodness of Jehovah, the grain, and new wine, and fresh oil, and flocks and herds. And their souls will be like a watered garden, and they will never languish again.

13. Then the virgin, together with the young and old men, will rejoice in the dance, for I will have turned their mourning into joy, and I will comfort them and give them joy for their sorrow.

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32.not the kind of covenant that I made with their fathers in the day I took their hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant which they broke, even though I was their Husband, says Jehovah.

33.For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says Jehovah: I will put my law within them, and I will engrave it on their heart. And I will be their God, and they will be my people.

34.And they will no longer teach, each his fellow and each his brother, saying, ‘Know Jehovah!’ For they will all know me, from the least of them even to the greatest, says Jehovah. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

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38.and they will be my people, and I will be their God.

39. And I will give them one heart and one way, so that they fear me all their days, for their good and for the good of their children after them.

40. And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them and cease to do them good, and I will put my fear in their heart so that they do not turn away from me.

41. And I will rejoice over them, to do them good, and in faithfulness will I plant them in this land with all my heart and with all my soul.

42. For thus says Jehovah: Just as I have brought upon this people all this great destruction, so will I bring upon them all the good that I have spoken concerning them.

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7. And I will cause the captives of Judah and the captives of Israel to return, and I will build them up as at the beginning.

8. And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity whereby they sinned against me, and I will pardon all of their iniquities whereby they have sinned against me and whereby they have transgressed against me.

9. And Jerusalem will give me a reputation for joy, for praise, and for glory before all the nations of the earth who hear of all the good that I will have done for them, and they will fear and tremble because of all the good and because of all the prosperity that I will provide that city.

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16. In those days, Judah will be saved, and Jerusalem will dwell securely, and this is what Jehovah will call her: Our Righteousness.

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28. Do not be afraid, O Jacob my servant, says Jehovah, for I am with you! I will surely bring complete destruction upon all the nations to which I have driven you, but I will not completely destroy you. I will chastise you in measure and by no means leave you unpunished.

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3. For out of the north, a nation has come upon her; they will make her land a desolation, and there will not be an inhabitant in her; both man and beast will go away, grieving.

4. In those days and at that time, says Jehovah, the children of Israel will come, they and the children of Judah will go together, weeping as they go, and they will seek Jehovah their God.

5. They will ask the way to Zion, their faces turned toward it, saying, “Come! We will join ourselves[5] to Jehovah in an eternal covenant that will not be forgotten.”

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8. Depart from the midst of Babylon! Come out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be like he-goats before a flock!

9. For behold, I am going to stir up and bring up from the land of the north an assembly of great nations against Babylon, and they will set the battle in order against her; from there she will be taken. Their arrows are like those of an expert man of war who does not return empty-handed.

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11. Though you rejoice, though you exult, O plunderers of my heritage, though you skip about like a frisky heifer, or neigh like a horse,

12.your mother will be very ashamed, and she who bore you, abashed. Behold, she will be the least of nations[6], a wilderness, dry land, and a desert.

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14. Let all who bend the bow take positions around Babylon! Shoot at her! Spare no arrow, for she has sinned against Jehovah

15. Raise a shout against her on every side. She has given her hand. Her foundations have fallen; her walls have been torn down. It is the vengeance of Jehovah upon her. Avenge yourselves upon her! Just as she done, do to her!

16a. Cut off the sower from Babylon!

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21. Go up against the land of Merathaim,[7] against her and the inhabitants of Pekod.[8] Kill, and devote them and their posterity to destruction, says Jehovah. And do all that I have commanded you!

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24. O Babylon! You set a trap for yourself, and you have been taken, though you do not realize it. You were discovered and then caught because you strove against Jehovah.

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31. Behold, O insolent one, I am against you, says the Master, the Lord of Hosts. For your day has come, the time of your visitation.

32. . . . O insolent one

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7. Babylon has been a golden cup in the hand of Jehovah, making all the earth drunk. The nations have drunk of her wine; that is why the nations act like madmen.

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9. We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed. Leave her, and let each of us go to his land, for her judgment has reached to heaven, and has risen to the clouds.

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11. Polish the arrows! ___?___ the shields! Jehovah has stirred up the spirit of kings of the Medes because His plan concerning Babylon is to destroy her, for that is Jehovah’s vengeance, vengeance for His temple.

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45. Come out of her, my people, and let each one save his soul from the fierce anger of Jehovah!

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49. As at Babylon the slain of Israel fell, so at Babylon will the slain of all the earth fall.

50. You who have escaped the sword, go! Do not stand still! Remember the Lord from afar, and let Jerusalem arise in your heart!

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Footnotes

[1] Hebrew uncertain.

[2] Terror on every side.

[3] Magor in Hebrew.

[4] Magor-missabib in Hebrew.

[5] Hebrew uncertain.

[6] Literally, “the last”.

[7] Literally, “double rebellion”.

[8] Literally, “punishment”.

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