Jeremiah warns the people of Judah
Do not be too
The Lord has spoken to you.
before it is too late.
Do it before he makes everywhere become dark.
Then you will fall down,
like someone who walks on the mountains at night.
You may hope for light to come,
but God will make it completely dark.
I will hide myself and I will weep.
Because you are so proud,
tears will pour from my eyes.
I will cry because the Lord has sent his own people away
“Come down from your
Nobody will go in or out of the cities.
Enemies will take the people of Judah away as prisoners.
They will take them all into
See the enemy that is coming from the north.
What has happened to your people?
and you should have taken care of them.
You are like
They are people that you wanted to be your friends,
but now they will have power over you.
So what will you say about that?
You will be afraid and in much pain,
like a woman who is giving birth to a baby.
“Why are these things happening to me?”
It is because of your many
to make you ashamed.
So you cannot now start to do good things.
Can anyone change the colour of his skin?
No! And you cannot change yourselves either.’
‘I will blow you away,
as a hot
It is what you
because you have forgotten me.
like a woman whose dress they have removed.
you are in
I have seen the
You are like a woman who has not been
You cannot control yourselves,
as you do disgusting things on the hills and in the fields.
Will you never be