18 The [a]children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they (A)pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to (B)spite Me. 19 (C)Do they spite Me?” declares the Lord. “Is it not themselves they spite, to [b]their own (D)shame?”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 7:18 Lit sons
  2. Jeremiah 7:19 Lit their faces

17 He said to me, “Do you see this, son of man? Is it too light a thing for the house of Judah to commit the abominations which they have committed here, that they have (A)filled the land with violence and (B)provoked Me repeatedly? For behold, they are putting the twig to their nose.

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