Jeremiah 11 (BBT Translation)

The People Have Violated Their Covenant with God 11:1 The LORD said to Jeremiah: 11:2 “Hear the terms of the covenant I made with Israel and pass them on to the people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem. 11:3 Tell them that the LORD, the God of Israel, says, ‘Anyone who does not keep the

Jeremiah 12 (BBT Translation)

12:1 LORD, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives? 12:2 You plant them like trees and they put down their roots. They grow prosperous and are very fruitful. They always talk

Jeremiah 14 (BBT Translation)

A Lament over the Ravages of Drought 14:1 The LORD spoke to Jeremiah about the drought. 14:2 “The people of Judah are in mourning. The people in her cities are pining away. They lie on the ground expressing their sorrow. Cries of distress come up to me from Jerusalem. 14:3 The leading men of the cities send their servants for water. They

Jeremiah 15 (BBT Translation)

15:1 Then the LORD said to me, “Even if Moses and Samuel stood before me pleading for these people, I would not feel pity for them! Get them away from me! Tell them to go away! 15:2 If they ask you, ‘Where should we go?’ tell them the LORD says this: “Those who are destined to

Jeremiah 16 (BBT Translation)

Jeremiah Forbidden to Marry, to Mourn, or to Feast 16:1 The LORD said to me, 16:2 “Do not get married and do not have children here in this land. 16:3 For I, the LORD, tell you what will happen to the children who are born here in this land and to the men and women who

Jeremiah 17 (BBT Translation)

17:1 The sin of Judah is engraved with an iron chisel on their stone-hard hearts. It is inscribed with a diamond point on the horns of their altars. 17:2 Their children are always thinking about their altars and their sacred poles dedicated to the goddess Asherah, set up beside the green trees on the high hills 17:3 and on the mountains and

Jeremiah 18 (BBT Translation)

An Object Lesson from the Making of Pottery 18:1 The LORD said to Jeremiah: 18:2 “Go down at once to the potter’s house. I will speak to you further there.” 18:3 So I went down to the potter’s house and found him working at his wheel. 18:4 Now and then there would be something wrong with

Jeremiah 19 (BBT Translation)

An Object Lesson from a Broken Clay Jar 19:1 The LORD told Jeremiah, “Go and buy a clay jar from a potter. Take with you some of the leaders of the people and some of the leaders of the priests. 19:2 Go out to the part of the Hinnom Valley which is near the entrance of

Jeremiah 20 (BBT Translation)

Jeremiah is Flogged and Put in A Cell 20:1 Now Pashhur son of Immer heard Jeremiah prophesy these things. He was the priest who was chief of security in the LORD’s temple. 20:2 When he heard Jeremiah’s prophecy, he had the prophet flogged. Then he put him in the stocks which were at the Upper Gate