16 But let that man be like the cities
Which the Lord (A)overthrew without [a]relenting,
And let him hear an (B)outcry in the morning
And a [b]shout of alarm at noon;

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 20:16 Lit being sorry
  2. Jeremiah 20:16 Or trumpet blast

35 Thus says the Lord,
Who (A)gives the sun for light by day
And the [a]fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night,
Who (B)stirs up the sea so that its waves roar;
(C)The Lord of hosts is His name:
36 (D)If [b]this fixed order departs
From before Me,” declares the Lord,
“Then the offspring of Israel also will (E)cease
From being a nation before Me [c]forever.”

37 Thus says the Lord,

(F)If the heavens above can be measured
And the foundations of the earth searched out below,
Then I will also (G)cast off all the offspring of Israel
For all that they have done,” declares the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 31:35 Lit statutes
  2. Jeremiah 31:36 Lit these statutes
  3. Jeremiah 31:36 Lit all the days

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