1 Rove the streets of Jerusalem, now look and enquire, see in her squares if you can find an individual, one individual who does right and seeks the truth, and I will pardon her, Yahweh says.
2Chr 16:9 Ezek 22:30 Gen 18:23-32 Dan 12:4 Isa 59:4 Isa 59:14-15 Mic 7:1-2
2 Although they say, 'As Yahweh lives,' they are, in fact, swearing a false oath.
Titus 1:16 Isa 48:1 Jer 4:2 Jer 7:9 1Tim 1:10 2Tim 3:5 Hos 4:1-2
3 Yahweh, do your eyes not look for truth? You have struck them; they have not felt it. You have annihilated them, for they ignored the lesson. They have set their faces harder than rock, they have refused to repent.
2Chr 16:9 Jer 2:30 Isa 9:13 Jer 7:28 Ps 11:4-7 Zech 7:11-12 Zeph 3:1-2
4 I thought, 'These are only the poor! They behave stupidly since they do not know Yahweh's way or the ruling of their God.
Hos 4:6 Jer 8:7 Isa 27:11 Isa 28:9-13 Matt 11:5 Jer 4:22 Jer 7:8
5 I shall approach the great men and speak to them, for these will know Yahweh's way and the ruling of their God.' But these, too, have broken the yoke, have burst the bonds.
Jas 2:5-7 Jer 2:20 Acts 4:26-27 Amos 4:1 Ezek 22:6-8 Ezek 22:25-29 Jer 6:13
6 And so, a lion from the forest will slaughter them, a wolf from the plains will despoil them, a leopard will be lurking round their towns: anyone who goes out will be torn to pieces -- because of their many crimes, their countless infidelities.
Hab 1:8 Jer 4:7 Zeph 3:3 Ezek 22:27 Amos 5:18-19 Dan 7:4 Dan 7:6
7 'Why should I pardon you? Your sons have abandoned me, to swear by gods that are not gods at all. I fed them full, and they became adulterers, they hurried to the brothel.
Deut 32:21 Gal 4:8 Josh 23:7 Jer 2:11 Zeph 1:5 Deut 32:15 Jer 9:2
8 They are well-fed, roving stallions, each neighing for his neighbour's wife.
Jer 13:27 Ezek 22:11 2Sam 11:2-4 Deut 5:18 Deut 5:21 Exod 20:14 Exod 20:17
9 Shall I fail to punish this, Yahweh demands, or on such a nation to exact vengeance?
Jer 9:9 Jer 5:29 Deut 32:35 Deut 32:43 Ezek 5:13-15 Ezek 7:9 Hos 2:13
10 Scale her terraces! Destroy! But do not annihilate her completely! Strip off her branches, for Yahweh does not own them!
Jer 4:27 Jer 39:8 Ps 78:61-62 2Chr 36:17 2Kgs 24:2-4 Amos 9:8 Ezek 9:5-7
11 How treacherously they have treated me, the House of Israel and the House of Judah! Yahweh declares.
Jer 3:20 Isa 48:8 Hos 5:7 Hos 6:7 Jer 3:6-11
12 'They have denied Yahweh, they have said, "He is nothing; no evil will overtake us, we shall not see sword or famine.
2Chr 36:16 1John 5:10 1Sam 6:9 1Thess 5:2-3 Deut 29:19 Ezek 12:22-28 Ezek 13:6
13 And the prophets? Nothing but wind; the word is not in them; let those very things happen to them!" '
Jer 14:15 Jer 14:13 Job 8:2 Hos 9:7 Jer 18:18 Jer 20:8-11 Jer 28:3
14 Because of this, Yahweh, God Sabaoth, says this, 'Since you have said such things, now I shall make my words a fire in your mouth, and make this people wood, for the fire to devour.
Jer 1:9 Jer 23:29 2Kgs 1:10-14 Hos 6:5 Rev 11:5-6 Zech 1:6 Jer 28:15-17
15 Now I shall bring on you a nation from afar, House of Israel, Yahweh declares, an enduring nation, an ancient nation, a nation whose language you do not know, nor can you grasp what they say.
Deut 28:49 Jer 4:16 Isa 5:26 Isa 28:11 Isa 33:19 Jer 1:15 1Cor 14:21
16 Their quiver a gaping tomb, they are all of them fighters.
Isa 5:28 Ps 5:9 Rom 3:13
17 They will devour your harvest and your food, devour your sons and daughters, devour your flocks and herds, devour your vines and fig trees, and demolish your fortified towns in which you trust -- with the sword!'
Deut 28:33 Lev 26:16 Deut 28:30-31 Ezek 36:4 Hab 3:17-18 Hos 8:14 Isa 62:9
18 'Yet even in those days, Yahweh declares, I shall not annihilate you completely.
Jer 4:27 Jer 5:10 Ezek 9:8 Ezek 11:13 Rom 11:1-5
19 'And when you ask, "Why has Yahweh our God done all this to us?" you will give them this answer, "As you abandon me to serve alien gods in your own country, so you must serve aliens in a country not your own."
1Kgs 9:8-9 Deut 28:47-48 Jer 13:22 Jer 22:8-9 Deut 29:24-28 Jer 16:10-11 Jer 16:13
20 'Announce this in the House of Jacob, proclaim it in Judah, and say,
21 "Now listen to this, stupid, brainless people who have eyes and do not see, who have ears and do not hear!
Acts 28:26 Ezek 12:2 Isa 6:9-10 John 12:40 Rom 11:8 Deut 32:6 Isa 44:18
22 Have you no fear of me? Yahweh demands. Will you not tremble before me who set the sand as limit to the sea, as an everlasting barrier it cannot pass? Its waves may toss but not prevail, they may roar but cannot pass beyond.
Ps 119:120 Deut 28:58 Jer 10:7 Job 38:10-11 Ps 104:9 Job 26:10 Rev 15:4
23 But this people has a rebellious, unruly heart; they have rebelled and gone!
Jer 6:28 Deut 21:18 Hos 11:7 Ps 95:10 Heb 3:12 Hos 4:8 Isa 1:5
24 Nor do they say to themselves: Now we ought to fear Yahweh our God who gives the rain, of autumn and of spring, at the right season, and reserves us the weeks appointed for harvest.
Gen 8:22 Ps 147:8 Acts 14:17 Joel 2:23 Matt 5:45 Jer 14:22 Job 5:10
25 Your misdeeds have upset all this, your sins have deprived you of these blessings."
Isa 59:2 Jer 3:3 Deut 28:23-24 Jer 2:17-19 Lam 3:39 Lam 4:22 Ps 107:17
26 Yes, there are wicked men among my people who watch like fowlers on the alert; they set traps and they catch human beings.
Prov 1:11 Jer 18:22 1Sam 19:10-11 Ezek 22:2-12 Hab 1:14-15 Isa 58:1 Jer 4:22
27 Like a cage full of birds so are their houses full of loot; they have grown rich and powerful because of it,
Amos 8:4-6 Hab 2:9-11 Hos 12:7-8 Jer 9:6 Mic 1:12 Mic 6:10-11 Rev 18:2
28 they are fat, they are sleek, in wickedness they go to any lengths: they have no respect for rights, for orphans' rights, and yet they succeed! They have not upheld the cause of the needy.
Deut 32:15 Isa 1:23 Zech 7:10 Ps 73:12 Jer 7:6 1Cor 5:1 Amos 4:1
29 Shall I fail to punish this, Yahweh demands, or on such a nation to exact vengeance?
Jer 5:9 Mal 3:5 Jas 5:4 Jer 9:9
30 Horrible, disgusting things are happening in the land:
Hos 6:10 Jer 23:14 Isa 1:2 Jer 2:12
31 the prophets prophesy falsely and the priests exploit the people. And my people love it! But when the end comes, what will you do?
Ezek 13:6 Mic 2:11 Jer 14:14 2Cor 11:13-15 2Pet 2:1-2 2Thess 2:9-11 2Tim 4:3-4