Tag Archives: Jeremiah 23

from pun to punishment

from pun to punishment Jeremiah 23:33-40 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:33 “Now when these people or a prophet or a priest asks you, ‘What is the burden of Yahveh? ‘ you will respond to them, ‘What is the burden? I will throw … Continue reading

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against the prophets

against the prophets Jeremiah 23:9-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:9 About the prophets: My heart is broken within me, and all my bones shake. I have become like a drunk, like a man overcome by wine, because of Yahveh, because of his … Continue reading

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the ultimate shepherd

the ultimate shepherd Jeremiah 23:1-8 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:1 “Tragedy to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” this is what Yahveh declares. Jeremiah 23:2 “Therefore, this is what Yahveh, the God of Israel, says about the … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 23:9-40 Jeremiah lets loose on the false prophets, who are continually offering a positive and encouraging word to a sinful people, assuring them that all is well.  They assure a rebellious people that their relationship with the LORD is … 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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