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Jeremiah 5:14 - 5:17

A Stubborn and Rebellious People

14 Therefore, thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts,
“Because you have spoken this word,
Behold, I am making My words in your mouth fire
And this people wood, and it will devour them.
Behold, I am bringing a nation against you from afar, O house of Israel,” declares Yahweh.
“It is an enduring nation;
It is an ancient nation,
A nation whose tongue you do not know,
Nor can you understand what they say.
Their quiver is like an open grave;
All of them are mighty men.
They will devour your harvest and your food;
They will devour your sons and your daughters;
They will devour your flocks and your herds;
They will devour your vines and your fig trees;
They will demolish with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust.