24 For confusion hath devoured our [a]father’s labor, from our youth, their sheep and their bullocks, their sons and their daughters.

25 We lie down in our confusion, and our shame covereth us: [b]for we have sinned against the Lord our God, we and our fathers from our youth, even unto this day, and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 3:24 For their idolatry God’s vengeance hath light upon them and theirs.
  2. Jeremiah 3:25 They justify not themselves, or say that they would follow their fathers, but condemn their wicked doings and desire forgiveness of the same, as Ezra 9:7; Ps. 106:6; Isa. 64:6.

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