Tag Archives: Jeremiah 22

thunder jug man

thunder jug man Jeremiah 22:24-30 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:24 “As I live” – this is what Yahveh declares – “even if you, Coniah son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring on my right hand, I would tear … Continue reading

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donkey drag

donkey drag Jeremiah 22:13-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:13 Tragedy [1] for the one who builds his palace through unrighteousness, his upstairs rooms through injustice, who makes his neighbor serve without pay and will not give him his wages, Jeremiah 22:14 who … Continue reading

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the real loser

the real loser Jeremiah 22:10-12 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:10 Do not weep for the dead; do not mourn for him. Weep bitterly for the one who has walked away, because he will never return again and see his native land. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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where is your mountain?

where is your mountain? Jeremiah 22:6-9 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:6 You see, this is what Yahveh says about the house of the king of Judah: “You are like Gilead to me, or the summit of Lebanon, but I will certainly turn … Continue reading

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looking out for the little people

looking out for the little people Jeremiah 22:1-5 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:1 This is what Yahveh says: “Go down to the house of the king of Judah and speak this word there. Jeremiah 22:2 You are to say, ‘Hear the word … Continue reading

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tending to the tenders

Jeremiah 22-23:8 In denouncing the unfaithful kings of Judah, Jeremiah plays on the word for shepherd.  The English word is based on the word sheep, but the Hebrew word is based on the a verb meaning to tend, pasture, and … Continue reading

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