11 They have laid it waste, and it, being waste mourneth unto me, and the whole land lieth waste, because no man setteth his mind on [a]it.

12 The destroyers are come upon all the high places in the wilderness: for the sword of the Lord shall devour from the one end of the land, even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.

13 [b]They have sown wheat, and reaped thorns: they were [c]sick, and had no profit: and they were ashamed of [d]your fruits, because of the fierce wrath of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 12:11 Because no man regardeth my word, or the plagues that I have sent upon the land.
  2. Jeremiah 12:13 To wit, the Prophets.
  3. Jeremiah 12:13 They lamented the sins of the people.
  4. Jeremiah 12:13 For instead of amendment, you grew worse and worse, as God’s plagues testified.

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