14 “Therefore (A)do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them; for I will (B)not listen when they call to Me because of their disaster.

15 “What right has My (C)beloved in My house
When (D)she has done many vile deeds?
Can the sacrificial flesh take away from you your disaster,
[a]So that you can rejoice?”
16 The Lord called your name,
“A (E)green olive tree, beautiful in fruit and form”;
With the (F)noise of a great tumult
He has (G)kindled fire on it,
And its branches are worthless.

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  1. Jeremiah 11:15 Lit Then