Jeremiah asks the Lord to save his people.
I cannot believe that you
You have hurt us so much
that nobody can make us well again.
But you have not done anything good for us.
But we are only very afraid.
We remember, too, the bad things that our
We have not obeyed you, and we have hurt you.
We do not want that.
We want people to give
Remember that you promised something to us.
Please do what you promised to do.
They cannot bring rain.
The sky itself does not make rain.
No, you our Lord, our God,
you bring rain.
Only you can do all these things.
So we hope that you will help us.
“Those who should die will die.
Other soldiers will kill those who are soldiers.
Those that should not have any food will not have any food.
Those who should be
Nobody will weep for you.
Nobody will stop to ask how you are.
‘You are often
So I will attack you and I will destroy you.
I am tired of being sorry for you.
Many of you will see your sons die.
And I will kill many people
because they have not returned to me.
More men will die than you can count.
I will send an enemy at midday
against mothers and young children.
They will become afraid quickly.
And she will die.
Her life will finish before she is old.
She will be ashamed and without
I will send soldiers to kill
those people who are not already dead,’
says the Lord.