10 I said, “Oh no, Lord God, you have certainly deceived(A) this people and Jerusalem, by announcing, ‘You will have peace,’(B) while a sword is at[a] our throats.”

11 “At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, ‘A searing wind(C) blows from the barren heights in the wilderness on the way to my dear[b] people. It comes not to winnow or to sift; 12 a wind too strong for this comes at my call.[c] Now I will also pronounce judgments against them.’”(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 4:10 Lit sword touches
  2. 4:11 Lit to the daughter of my
  3. 4:12 Lit comes for me

10 Then I said, “Alas, Sovereign Lord! How completely you have deceived(A) this people and Jerusalem by saying, ‘You will have peace,’(B) when the sword is at our throats!”

11 At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, “A scorching wind(C) from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse; 12 a wind(D) too strong for that comes from me. Now I pronounce my judgments(E) against them.”

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10 Then said I, Ah, Lord God! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall have peace; whereas the sword reacheth unto the soul.

11 At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse,

12 Even a full wind from those places shall come unto me: now also will I give sentence against them.

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