30 “In vain I punished your people;
    they did not respond to correction.(A)
Your sword has devoured your prophets(B)
    like a ravenous lion.

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23 But you, Lord, know
    all their plots to kill(A) me.
Do not forgive(B) their crimes
    or blot out their sins from your sight.
Let them be overthrown before you;
    deal with them in the time of your anger.(C)

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But as soon as Jeremiah finished telling all the people everything the Lord had commanded(A) him to say, the priests, the prophets and all the people seized(B) him and said, “You must die!(C)

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11 Then the priests and the prophets said to the officials and all the people, “This man should be sentenced to death(A) because he has prophesied against this city. You have heard it with your own ears!”(B)

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Then the officials(A) said to the king, “This man should be put to death.(B) He is discouraging(C) the soldiers who are left in this city, as well as all the people, by the things he is saying to them. This man is not seeking the good of these people but their ruin.”

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