The priests did not ask,
    ‘Where is the Lord?’
Those who deal with the law did not know me;(A)
    the leaders(B) rebelled against me.
The prophets prophesied by Baal,(C)
    following worthless idols.(D)

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14 I will enslave you to your enemies
    in[a] a land you do not know,(A)
for my anger will kindle a fire(B)
    that will burn against you.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 15:14 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 17:4); most Hebrew manuscripts I will cause your enemies to bring you / into

13 So I will throw you out of this land(A) into a land neither you nor your ancestors have known,(B) and there you will serve other gods(C) day and night, for I will show you no favor.’(D)

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Through your own fault you will lose
    the inheritance(A) I gave you.
I will enslave you to your enemies(B)
    in a land(C) you do not know,
for you have kindled my anger,
    and it will burn(D) forever.”

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