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Jeremiah 8:14 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

God’s People Unrepentant

14 Why are we just sitting here?
Gather together; let us enter the fortified cities
and perish there,[a]
for the Lord our God has destroyed[b] us.
He has given us poisoned water to drink,
because we have sinned against the Lord.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 8:14 Or there be silenced
  2. Jeremiah 8:14 Or silenced

Jeremiah 8:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 Why are we sitting here?
    Gather together!
Let us flee to the fortified cities
    and perish there!
For the Lord our God has doomed us to perish
    and given us poisoned water to drink,
    because we have sinned against him.

New International Version (NIV)

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Jeremiah 23:15 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 Therefore, this is what the Lord of Hosts says concerning the prophets:

I am about to feed them wormwood
and give them poisoned water to drink,
for from the prophets of Jerusalem
ungodliness[a] has spread throughout the land.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 23:15 Or pollution

Jeremiah 23:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 Therefore this is what the Lord Almighty says concerning the prophets:

“I will make them eat bitter food
    and drink poisoned water,
because from the prophets of Jerusalem
    ungodliness has spread throughout the land.”

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

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