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Jeremiah 11:15-17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Sacrifices of No Avail

15 What right has my beloved in my house,
    while she devises her plots?
Can vows and sacred meat turn away
    your disaster from you?
Will you still be jubilant
16     when you hear the great tumult?
The Lord has named you
    “a spreading olive tree, a pleasure to behold”;
Now he sets fire to it,
    its branches burn.

17 The Lord of hosts who planted you has decreed disaster for you because of the evil done by the house of Israel and by the house of Judah, who provoked me by sacrificing to Baal.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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