Jeremiah 15
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  • Verse 3

    And I will appoint over them four kinds, saith the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and destroy.

    I will
    7:33; Leviticus 26:16,22,25; Deuteronomy 28:26; 1 Kings 21:23,24; 2 Kings 9:35-37; Isaiah 18:6; 56:9,10; Ezekiel 14:21; Revelation 6:8; 19:17,18
    Heb. families.

  • Verse 4

    And I will cause them to be removed into all kingdoms of the earth, because of Manasseh the son of Hezekiah king of Judah, for that which he did in Jerusalem.

    cause them to be removed
    Heb. give them for a removing.
    9:16; 24:9; 29:18; 34:17; Leviticus 26:33; Deuteronomy 28:25,64; Lamentations 1:8; Ezekiel 23:46
    2 Kings 21:11-13; 23:26,27; 24:3,4

  • Verse 5

    For who shall have pity upon thee, O Jerusalem? or who shall bemoan thee? or who shall go aside to ask how thou doest?

    For who
    16:5; 21:7; Job 19:21; Psalms 69:20; Isaiah 51:19; Lamentations 1:12-16; 2:15,16; Nahum 3:7
    how thou doest
    Heb. of thy peace.
    Exodus 18:7; Judges 18:15; 1 Samuel 10:4; 17:22; 25:5; *margins

  • Verse 6

    Thou hast forsaken me, saith the LORD, thou art gone backward: therefore will I stretch out my hand against thee, and destroy thee; I am weary with repenting.

    1:16; 2:13,17,19
    thou art
    7:24; 8:5; Isaiah 1:4; 28:13; Hosea 4:16; 11:7; Zechariah 7:11
    Ezekiel 14:9; 25:7; Zephaniah 1:4
    I am
    6:11; 20:9; Psalms 78:38-40; Ezekiel 12:26-28; Hosea 13:14; Amos 7:3-8

  • Verse 7

    And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy my people, since they return not from their ways.

    I will fan
    4:11,12; 51:2; Psalms 1:4; Isaiah 41:16; Matthew 3:12
    9:21; 18:21; Deuteronomy 28:18,32,41,53-56; Hosea 9:12-17
    or, whatsoever is dear.
    Ezekiel 24:21,25
    5:3; 8:4,5; Isaiah 9:13; Amos 4:10-12; Zechariah 1:4

  • Verse 8

    Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young men a spoiler at noonday: I have caused him to fall upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.

    Isaiah 3:25,26; 4:1
    the mother, etc
    or, the mother city a young man spoiling, etc. or, the mother and the young men. a spoiler.
    4:16; 5:6; 6:4,5; Luke 21:35

  • Verse 9

    She that hath borne seven languisheth: she hath given up the ghost; her sun is gone down while it was yet day: she hath been ashamed and confounded: and the residue of them will I deliver to the sword before their enemies, saith the LORD.

    She that hath
    She that hath had a numerous offspring, Jerusalem, the mother city, the parent of so many cities, villages, and families in the land.
    1 Samuel 2:5; Isaiah 47:9; Lamentations 1:1; 4:10
    her sun
    Amos 8:9,10
    and the
    2,3; 44:27; Ezekiel 5:12