1 Open your gateways, Lebanon, and the fire shall burn down your cedar trees!
Jer 22:6-7 Jer 22:23 Luke 21:23-24 Deut 32:22 Hab 2:8 Hab 2:17 Hag 1:8
2 Wail, juniper, for the cedar tree has fallen, the majestic ones have been ravaged! Wail, oaks of Bashan, for the impenetrable forest has been felled!
Amos 6:1 Ezek 20:46 Ezek 31:2-3 Ezek 31:17 Isa 2:12-17 Isa 10:33-34 Isa 32:15-19
3 The sound of the wailing of shepherds! Their majesty has been ravaged. The sound of the roaring of young lions! The pride of the Jordan has been ravaged.
Jer 50:44 Jer 25:34-36 1Sam 4:21-22 Acts 6:11-14 Acts 7:52 Acts 22:21-22 Amos 8:8
4 Yahweh my God says this, 'Pasture the sheep for slaughter,
Zech 11:7 Eph 1:3 Ezek 34:23-24 Isa 40:9-11 Isa 49:4-5 John 20:17 John 21:15-17
5 whose buyers kill them and go unpunished, whose sellers say of them, "Blessed be Yahweh; now I am rich!" and whose own shepherds show them no pity.
Jer 50:7 Hos 12:8 1Tim 6:5-10 2Kgs 4:1 2Pet 2:3 Deut 29:19-21 Ezek 22:25-27
6 For I shall show no further pity for the inhabitants of the country -- Yahweh declares! Instead, I shall put everyone into the clutches of a neighbour, into the clutches of the king. They will crush the country and I shall not rescue anyone from their clutches.'
Jer 13:14 Isa 9:19-21 Matt 22:7 Mic 5:8 Heb 10:26-31 Ps 50:22 Ezek 9:10
7 Then I pastured for slaughter the sheep belonging to the sheep-dealers. I took two staves: the one I called 'Goodwill', the other 'Couplers'; and I pastured the sheep myself,
Zech 11:4 Zech 11:14 Ezek 37:16-23 Isa 11:4 Isa 61:1 Zeph 3:12 1Sam 17:40
8 getting rid of three shepherds in one month. But I lost patience with them, and they equally detested me.
Isa 49:7 Hos 5:7 John 7:7 Matt 23:34-36 Deut 32:19 Heb 10:38 Hos 9:15
9 I then said, 'I am not going to pasture you any more; the one doomed to die can die; the one doomed to perish can perish; and the rest can devour one another.'
Jer 43:11 Acts 13:46-47 Acts 28:26-28 Deut 28:53-56 Ezek 5:10 Isa 9:19-21 Jer 15:2-3
10 I then took my staff, 'Goodwill', and broke it in half, to break my covenant, which I had made with all the peoples.
Zech 11:7 Jer 14:21 Ps 89:39 1Sam 2:30 Acts 6:13-14 Dan 9:26 Ezek 7:20-22
11 When it was broken, that day the sheep-dealers, who were watching me, realised that this had been a word of Yahweh.
Zeph 3:12 Acts 1:21-22 Deut 28:49-68 Deut 31:21 Deut 31:29 Deut 32:21-42 Isa 8:17
12 I then said to them, 'If you see fit, give me my wages; if not, never mind.' So they weighed out my wages: thirty shekels of silver.
Matt 26:15 Exod 21:32 Gen 37:28 Luke 22:3-6 Mark 14:10-11 1Kgs 21:2 2Chr 30:4
13 Yahweh said to me, 'Throw it to the smelter, this princely sum at which they have valued me!' Taking the thirty shekels of silver, I threw them into the Temple of Yahweh, for the smelter.
Acts 1:18-19 Matt 27:3-10 Acts 4:11 Isa 53:2-3 Isa 54:7-10 Matt 27:12
14 I then broke my second staff, 'Couplers,' in half, to rupture the brotherly relationship between Judah and Israel.
Isa 9:21 Acts 23:7-10 Ezek 37:16-20 Gal 5:15 Isa 11:13 Jas 3:14 Jas 3:16
15 Next, Yahweh said to me, 'This time, take the gear of a good-for-nothing shepherd.
Isa 6:10-12 Ezek 13:3 Jer 2:26-27 Lam 2:14 Luke 11:40 Matt 15:14 Matt 23:17
16 For I am now going to raise a shepherd in this country, who will not bother about the lost, who will not go in search of the stray, who will not heal the injured, who will not support the swollen, but who will eat the meat of the fat ones, tearing off their very hoofs.
Ezek 34:2-6 Jer 23:2 1Sam 17:34-35 Ezek 34:10 Ezek 34:16 Ezek 34:21 Gen 31:38
17 Disaster to the shepherd who deserts his flock! May the sword attack his arm and his right eye! May his arm shrivel completely and his right eye be totally blinded!'
Jer 23:1 1Cor 8:4 Ezek 13:3 Isa 42:19-20 1Cor 10:19-20 Amos 8:9-10 Ezek 34:2