51 The arrogant mock me(A) unmercifully,
    but I do not turn(B) from your law.

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30 “But now they mock me,(A)
    men younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
    to put with my sheep dogs.(B)

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The arrogant(A) cannot stand(B)
    in your presence.
You hate(C) all who do wrong;

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Jeremiah’s Complaint

You deceived[a](A) me, Lord, and I was deceived[b];
    you overpowered(B) me and prevailed.
I am ridiculed(C) all day long;
    everyone mocks(D) me.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 20:7 Or persuaded
  2. Jeremiah 20:7 Or persuaded
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32 The arrogant(A) one will stumble and fall(B)
    and no one will help her up;(C)
I will kindle a fire(D) in her towns
    that will consume all who are around her.”

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37 Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt(A) and glorify(B) the King of heaven, because everything he does is right and all his ways are just.(C) And those who walk in pride(D) he is able to humble.(E)

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15 But now we call the arrogant(A) blessed. Certainly evildoers(B) prosper,(C) and even when they put God to the test, they get away with it.’”

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