25 Let us lie down in our shame,(A)
    and let our disgrace cover us.
We have sinned(B) against the Lord our God,
    both we and our ancestors;(C)
from our youth(D) till this day
    we have not obeyed(E) the Lord our God.”

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I will make them abhorrent(A) and an offense to all the kingdoms of the earth, a reproach and a byword,(B) a curse[a](C) and an object of ridicule, wherever I banish(D) them.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 24:9 That is, their names will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that they are cursed.

23 And the nations will know that the people of Israel went into exile for their sin, because they were unfaithful to me. So I hid my face from them and handed them over to their enemies, and they all fell by the sword.(A) 24 I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them.(B)

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