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Quote Left And I will dash them one against each other, the fathers and the sons, says the Lord. I will not pity or spare or have compassion, that I should not destroy them. Quote Right
Quote Left Einstein is an analytical mathematician seeking to give a physical interpretation to the conclusions of his mathematical process. In this he is hampered by a load of contradictory and absurd assumptions of the school that he follows, which throws him into all manner of difficulty. Einstein has such a faculty for embracing both sides of a contradiction that one would have to be of the same frame of mind to follow his thought, it is so peculiarly his own. The whole Relativity theory is as easy to follow as the path of a bat in the air at night. Quote Right
Quote Left And when we burned incense to the queen of heaven, and poured out drink offerings unto her, did we make her cakes to worship her, and pour out drink offerings unto her, without our men? / Then Jeremiah said unto all the people, to the men, and to the women, and to all the people which had given him that answer, saying, / The incense that ye burned in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, ye, and your fathers, your kings, and your princes, and the people of the land, did not the LORD remember them, and came it not into his mind? / So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which ye have committed; therefore is your land a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day. Quote Right
Quote Left Jeremiah 6:16: This is what the LORD says: 'Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'' (NIV)

Thus says the Lord: Stand by the roads and look; and ask for the eternal paths, where the good, old way is; then walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in it! [Matt. 11:29.](AMP)

Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 1:5: 'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.' (NIV)

Before I formed you in the womb I knew [and] approved of you [as My chosen instrument], and before you were born I separated and set you apart, consecrating you; [and] I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. [Exod. 33:12; Isa. 49:1, 5; Rom. 8:29.](AMP)

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 2:3: Israel was holy to the LORD, the firstfruits of his harvest; all who devoured her were held guilty, and disaster overtook them,' declares the LORD.' (NIV)

Israel was holiness [something set apart from ordinary purposes, dedicated] to the Lord, the firstfruits of His harvest [of which no stranger was allowed to partake]; all who ate of it [injuring Israel] offended and became guilty; evil came upon them, says the Lord. (AMP)

Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 33:3: 'Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.'' (NIV)

Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, fenced in and hidden, which you do not know (do not distinguish and recognize, have knowledge of and understand). (AMP)

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 1:3: And through the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, down to the fifth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, when the people of Jerusalem went into exile. (NIV)

It came also in the days of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, until the carrying away of Jerusalem into captivity in the fifth month. [II Kings 25:8-11.](AMP)

It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month. (KJV)

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Quote Left The Cave of Jeremiah is in this part. In its lamentable recesses he composed his lamentable Lamentations. Quote Right
Quote Left Jeremiah 23:5: 'The days are coming,' declares the LORD, 'when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land.' (NIV)

Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up to David a righteous Branch (Sprout), and He will reign as King and do wisely and will execute justice and righteousness in the land. (AMP)

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 17:5: This is what the LORD says: 'Cursed are those who trust in mortals, who depend on flesh for their strength and whose hearts turn away from the LORD.' (NIV)

Thus says the Lord: Cursed [with great evil] is the strong man who trusts in and relies on frail man, making weak [human] flesh his arm, and whose mind and heart turn aside from the Lord. (AMP)

Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 31:31: 'The days are coming,' declares the LORD, 'when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.' (NIV)

Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah, [Luke 22:20; I Cor. 11:25.](AMP)

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah: (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 31:3: The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: 'I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.' (NIV)

The Lord appeared from of old to me [Israel], saying, Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn you and continued My faithfulness to you. [Deut. 7:8.](AMP)

The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee. (KJV)

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Quote Left For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and future. Jeremiah 29:11 Quote Right
Quote Left For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Quote Right
Quote Left Jeremiah 17:9: The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? (NIV)

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly perverse and corrupt and severely, mortally sick! Who can know it [perceive, understand, be acquainted with his own heart and mind]? [Matt. 13:15-17; Mark 7:21-23; Eph. 4:20-24.](AMP)

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? (KJV)

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Quote Left Ezra 1:1: In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD moved the heart of Cyrus king of Persia to make a proclamation throughout his realm and also to put it in writing: (NIV)

NOW IN the first year of Cyrus king of Persia [almost seventy years after the first Jewish captives were taken to Babylon], that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might begin to be accomplished, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing: [Jer. 29:10-14.](AMP)

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying, (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 2:4: Hear the word of the LORD, house of Jacob, all you clans of the house of Israel. (NIV)

Hear the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel. (AMP)

Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel: (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 1:6: 'Ah, Sovereign LORD,' I said, 'I do not know how to speak; I am too young.' (NIV)

Then said I, Ah, Lord God! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am only a youth. [Exod. 4:10; 6:12, 30; I Kings 3:7.](AMP)

Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 29:13: You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. (NIV)

Then you will seek Me, inquire for, and require Me [as a vital necessity] and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. [Deut. 4:29-30.](AMP)

And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 1:4: The word of the LORD came to me, saying (NIV)

Then the word of the Lord came to me [Jeremiah], saying (AMP)

Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 1:8: Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,' declares the LORD.' (NIV)

Be not afraid of them [their faces], for I am with you to deliver you, says the Lord. (AMP)

Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 31:33: 'This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,' declares the LORD. 'I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.' (NIV)

But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel: After those days, says the Lord, I will put My law within them, and on their hearts will I write it; and I will be their God, and they will be My people. (AMP)

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. (KJV)

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Quote Left Jeremiah 29:11: For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. (NIV)

For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. (AMP)

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. (KJV)

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