Therefore behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that they shall no more say, The [a]Lord liveth, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.

But the Lord liveth, which brought up and led the seed of the house of Israel out of the North country, and from all countries where I had scattered them, and they shall dwell in their own land.

Mine heart breaketh within me, because of the [b]prophets, all my bones shake: I am like a drunken man (and like a man whom wine hath [c]overcome) for the presence of the Lord and for his holy words.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 23:7 Read Jer. 16:14.
  2. Jeremiah 23:9 Meaning, the false prophets which deceive the people: wherein appeareth his great love toward his nation, read Jer. 14:13.
  3. Jeremiah 23:9 Hebrew, passed over or troubled.

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