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The Parallel Bible. The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues: being the Authorised Version arranged in parallel columns with the Revised Version (Oxford University Press, 1885). The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah.
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1 Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I plead with thee: yet ∥ let me talk with thee of thy judgments: * Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
2 Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: † they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.
4 How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, * for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end.
5 ¶ If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?
6 For even * thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, ∥ they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak † fair words unto thee.
7 ¶ I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given † the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.
10 Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my † pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
11 They have made it desolate, and being desolate it mourneth unto me; the whole land is made desolate, because no man layeth it to heart.
12 The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the Lord shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
13* They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns; they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the Lord.
14 ¶ Thus saith the Lord against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will * pluck them out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among them.
15 And it shall come to pass, after that I have plucked them out I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring ‡ them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land.
16 And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, The Lord liveth; as they taught my people to swear by Baal; then shall they be built in the midst of my people.
17 But if they will not * obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the Lord.
[∥ ] Or, let me reason the case with thee
[* ] Job 21. 7. Ps. 37. 1. & 73 3. Hab 1. 4.
[† ] Heb they go on.
[* ] Ps. 17 3
[† ] Heb. with thee.
[* ] Ps 107. 34.
[* ] ch. 9. 4.
[∥ ] Or, they cried after thee fully.
[† ] Heb. good things.
[† ] Heb. the love.
[∥ ] Or, yelleth.
[† ] Heb giveth out his voice.
[∥ ] Or, taloned.
[∥ ] Or, cause them to come.
[† ] Heb. portion of desire.
[* ] Lev. 26. 16. Deut 28. 38 Mic. 6 15 Hag. 1. 6.
[* ] Deut. 30 3. ch. 32. 37.
[‡ ] [1611 omits them]
[* ] Is. 60. 12.