26 Whoever does not obey the law of your God and the law of the king must surely be punished by death, banishment, confiscation of property, or imprisonment.[a](A)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Ezra 7:26 The text of 7:12-26 is in Aramaic.

10 they did not keep God’s covenant(A)
    and refused to live by his law.(B)

Read full chapter

24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot,
    and Israel to the plunderers?(A)
Was it not the Lord,(B)
    against whom we have sinned?
For they would not follow(C) his ways;
    they did not obey his law.(D)

Read full chapter

Say to them, ‘This is what the Lord says: If you do not listen(A) to me and follow my law,(B) which I have set before you, and if you do not listen to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent to you again and again (though you have not listened(C)), then I will make this house like Shiloh(D) and this city a curse[a](E) among all the nations of the earth.’”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 26:6 That is, its name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that it is cursed.

23 They came in and took possession(A) of it, but they did not obey you or follow your law;(B) they did not do what you commanded them to do. So you brought all this disaster(C) on them.

Read full chapter

10 To this day they have not humbled(A) themselves or shown reverence,(B) nor have they followed my law(C) and the decrees(D) I set before you and your ancestors.(E)

Read full chapter