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Jeremiah 8

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1 At that time, says the Lord, they will throw away the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of his princes, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their tombs;
2 and they will scatter them before the sun and moon, and before all the host of heaven, whom they loved and served, and in whose tracks they went, whom they sought and worshiped; they will not be removed and buried: they will be manure on the earth.
3 And death will be preferred to life by all others who remain from this evil tribe in all places where I will cast them out, says the Lord of hosts.

4 And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord: Do they not fall, do not get up, and, having turned away from the road, do not return?
5 Why is this people, Jerusalem, in stubborn apostasy? they hold fast to deception and do not want to turn.
6 I watched and listened: they do not tell the truth, no one repents of their wickedness, no one says: `what have I done? '; each turns his own way, like a horse rushing into battle.
7 And the stork under the sky knows its specific times, and the turtledove, and the swallow, and the crane observe the time when they fly; but my people do not know the definition of the Lord.
eight How do you say: “we are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us”? And here, the lying cane of the scribes [and him] turns into a lie.
nine The sages became ashamed, embarrassed, and entangled in the net: behold, they rejected the word of the Lord; what is their wisdom?
ten For this I will give their wives to others, their fields to other owners; because all of them, from small to large, indulged in greed; from the prophet to the priest - everyone acts deceitfully.
eleven And they heal the wound of the daughter of My people frivolously, saying: `` peace, peace! '', But there is no peace.
12 Are they ashamed, doing abominations? no, they are not at all ashamed or blush. For this they will fall between the fallen; they will be defeated during the visit, says the Lord.

13 To the end I will seize them, says the Lord, there will be no grapes left on the vine, no figs on the fig tree, and the leaf will fall off, and what I gave them will depart from them.
fourteen `What are we sitting? get ready, let's go to the fortified cities, and perish there; for the Lord our God has determined us to perdition and gives us to drink water with bile because we have sinned before the Lord. '
fifteen We are waiting for peace, but there is nothing good - the time of healing, and here are the horrors.
16 From Dan heard the snoring of his horses, from the loud neighing of his stallions the whole earth trembles; and they will come and destroy the earth and all that is on it, the city and those living in it.
17 For behold, I will send snakes upon you, basilisk, against which there is no charm, and they will bite you, says the Lord.
18 When I am comforted in my sorrow! my heart is languishing in me.
19 Behold, I hear the cry of the daughter of My people from a distant land: Is there no Lord in Zion? Is not his king upon him? - Why did they make Me angry with their idols, alien, insignificant?
20 The harvest has passed, the summer is over, and we are not saved.
21 About the contrition of the daughter of my people, I lament, walk gloomy, horror seized me.
22 Is there no balm in Gilead? isn't there a doctor there? Why is there no healing for the daughter of my people?

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