Jeremiah 52

52 Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. His mother’s name was Hamutal daughter of Jeremiah; she was from Libnah. 2 He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, just as Jehoiakim had done. 3 It was because of the Lord’s anger that all this happened to Jerusalem and Judah, and in the end he […]

Jeremiah 51

51 This is what the Lord says: “See, I will stir up the spirit of a destroyer     against Babylon and the people of Leb Kamai. 2 I will send foreigners to Babylon     to winnow her and to devastate her land; they will oppose her on every side     in the day of her disaster. 3 Let not the archer string his bow,     nor let him put […]

Jeremiah 50

50 This is the word the Lord spoke through Jeremiah the prophet concerning Babylon and the land of the Babylonians: 2 “Announce and proclaim among the nations,     lift up a banner and proclaim it;     keep nothing back, but say, ‘Babylon will be captured;     Bel will be put to shame,     Marduk filled with terror. Her images will be put to shame     and her idols filled with […]

Jeremiah 49

49 Concerning the Ammonites: This is what the Lord says: “Has Israel no sons?     Has Israel no heir? Why then has Molek taken possession of Gad?     Why do his people live in its towns? 2 But the days are coming,”     declares the Lord, “when I will sound the battle cry     against Rabbah of the Ammonites; it will become a mound of ruins, […]

Jeremiah 48

48 Concerning Moab: This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Woe to Nebo, for it will be ruined.     Kiriathaim will be disgraced and captured;     the stronghold will be disgraced and shattered. 2 Moab will be praised no more;     in Heshbon people will plot her downfall:     ‘Come, let us put an end to that nation.’ You, the people of Madmen, […]

Jeremiah 47

47 This is the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines before Pharaoh attacked Gaza: 2 This is what the Lord says: “See how the waters are rising in the north;     they will become an overflowing torrent. They will overflow the land and everything in it,     the towns and those who live in them. The people […]

Jeremiah 46

46 This is the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the nations: 2 Concerning Egypt: This is the message against the army of Pharaoh Necho king of Egypt, which was defeated at Carchemish on the Euphrates River by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: 3 “Prepare your shields, both large […]

Jeremiah 45

45 When Baruch son of Neriah wrote on a scroll the words Jeremiah the prophet dictated in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, Jeremiah said this to Baruch: 2 “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says to you, Baruch: 3 You said, ‘Woe to me! The Lord has added sorrow to my pain; I am worn out with groaning and find no rest.’ 4 But […]

Jeremiah 44

44 This word came to Jeremiah concerning all the Jews living in Lower Egypt—in Migdol, Tahpanhes and Memphis—and in Upper Egypt: 2 “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: You saw the great disaster I brought on Jerusalem and on all the towns of Judah. Today they lie deserted and in ruins 3 because of the evil they have done. They aroused my […]

Jeremiah 43

43 When Jeremiah had finished telling the people all the words of the Lord their God—everything the Lord had sent him to tell them— 2 Azariah son of Hoshaiah and Johanan son of Kareah and all the arrogant men said to Jeremiah, “You are lying! The Lord our God has not sent you to say, ‘You must not go to Egypt to settle there.’ 3 But Baruch son of Neriah is […]