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Jeremiah 5:3 - 5:6

O Yahweh, do not Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them,
But they did not weaken;
You have consumed them,
But they refused to receive discipline.
They have made their faces stronger than rock;
They have refused to repent.

Then I said, “They are only the poor;
They are foolish;
For they do not know the way of Yahweh
Or the legal judgment of their God.
Let me go to the great
And let me speak to them,
For they know the way of Yahweh
And the legal judgment of their God.”
But they too, altogether, have broken the yoke
And torn apart the bonds.
Therefore a lion from the forest will strike them down;
A wolf of the deserts will devastate them;
A leopard is watching their cities.
Everyone who goes out of them will be torn in pieces
Because their transgressions are many;
Their acts of faithlessness are mighty.