14 Wherefore thus saith the Lord God of hosts, Because ye speak such words, behold, I will put my words into [a]thy mouth, like a fire, and this people shall be as wood, and it shall devour them.

15 Lo, I will bring a nation upon you [b]from far, O house of Israel, saith the Lord, which is a mighty nation, and an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.

16 Whose quiver is as an [c]open sepulcher: they are all very strong.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 5:14 Meaning, Jeremiah.
  2. Jeremiah 5:15 To wit, the Babylonians and Chaldeans.
  3. Jeremiah 5:16 Who shall kill many with their arrows.

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