Jeremiah 14

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1 The word of the Lord, which was to Jeremiah on the occasion of the ravages.
2 He cries, his gates have fallen apart, blackened on the ground, and a cry is rising in Jerusalem.
3 The nobles send their servants for water; They come to the wells and do not find water; Return with empty vessels; Ashamed and embarrassed, they cover their heads.
4 Since the soil has cracked because there was no rain on the ground, the farmers are embarrassed and cover their heads.
5 Even a deer gives birth to the field and leaves [the children], because there is no grass.
6th And the wild donkeys stand on high places and swallow like jackals, the air; Their eyes are faded, because there is no grass.
7th Though our iniquities testify against us, but Thou, Lord, do unto us for Thy name; Our apostasy is great, we have sinned against thee.
8 The hope of Israel, his Savior in time of trouble! Why are You like a stranger in this land, like a passer-by who went to spend the night?
9 Why are You like a man astonished, how strong, unable to save? And yet, You, Lord, are in the midst of us, and Your name is called by us; Do not leave us.

10 Thus saith the Lord unto this people: Because they love to walk, they hold not their feet; therefore the Lord does not favor them, now remembers their iniquities and punishes their sins.
eleven And the LORD said unto me, Thou shalt not pray for this good for this people.
12 If they fast, I will not hear their cry; And if they offer a burnt offering and a gift, I will not receive them; But with sword and famine, and with a pestilence, I will destroy them.
13 Then I said: Lord God! Behold, the prophets say unto them, `You shall not see the sword, neither shall you have a famine, but I will give you a permanent peace in this place '.
14 And the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy false things in my name; I did not send them and did not give them orders, and did not tell them; They tell you false visions and fortune-telling, and empty and dreams of their own heart.
15 Therefore, thus says the Lord about the prophets: they prophesy in my name, and I did not send them; They say: "There shall not be a sword and famine in this land": these prophets will be destroyed by sword and famine,
16 And the people to whom they prophesy will be scattered through the streets of Jerusalem from hunger and sword, and no one will bury them, - they and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters; And I will pour upon them their wickedness.

17th And thou shalt say unto them this word: let the tears be poured out from my eyes night and day, and let them not cease; For the great virgin, the daughter of my people, is smitten with a great defeat, with a heavy stroke.
18 I go out into the field, - and here, killed by the sword; I enter the city, and now they are weary of hunger; Even a prophet and a priest roam the earth unconsciously.
19 Have you completely rejected Judah? Did Thy soul turn against Zion? Why did he strike us so that there is no healing for us? We are waiting for peace, and there is nothing good; Waiting for the time of healing, and here are the horrors.
20 We know, O Lord, our iniquity, the iniquity of our fathers; For we have sinned against thee.
21 Do not cast off us for thy name's sake; Do not humiliate the throne of your glory: remember, do not destroy your covenant with us.
22 Is there any rain between the vain pagan gods? Or can the sky [itself] bring down a shower? Is it not you, O LORD our God? We hope for You; For You do all these things.

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