19 Woe is me for my destruction, and my grievous plague: but I thought, Yet it [a]is my sorrow, and I will bear it.

20 [b]My Tabernacle is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone from me, and are not: there is none to spread out my tent anymore, and to set up my curtains.

21 For the Pastors [c]are become beasts, and have not sought the Lord: therefore have they none understanding: and all the flocks of their pastures are scattered.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 10:19 It is my just plague, and therefore I will take it patiently: whereby he teacheth the people how to behave themselves toward God.
  2. Jeremiah 10:20 He showeth how Jerusalem shall lament.
  3. Jeremiah 10:21 The governors and ministers.