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Jeremiah 14

Introduction

Overview

Jeremiah 14:1, The grievous famine, Jeremiah 14:7, causes Jeremiah to pray; Jeremiah 14:10, The Lord will not be intreated for the people; Jeremiah 14:13, Lying prophets are no excuse for them; Jeremiah 14:17, Jeremiah is moved to complain for them.

Verse 1

am 3399, bc 605

The word: This discourse is supposed to have been delivered after the fourth year of Jehoiakim. The Hebrew batzaroth rendered dearth, signifies restraint, that is, "when the heaven is shut up that there is no rain;" which Houbigant thinks happened early in the reign of Zedekiah.

the dearth: Heb. the words of the dearths, or restraints, Jeremiah 17:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:10 - was a Genesis 41:55 - famished Genesis 47:13 - so that Leviticus 26:19 - make Deuteronomy 11:17 - shut up Deuteronomy 28:23 - General Joshua 15:57 - Timnah Ruth 1:1 - a famine 2 Samuel 21:1 - a famine 2 Samuel 21:14 - God 1 Kings 8:35 - heaven 2 Kings 4:38 - a dearth 2 Chronicles 6:26 - if they pray Haggai 1:10 - General

Verse 2

mourneth: Jeremiah 4:28, Jeremiah 12:4, Isaiah 3:26, Hosea 4:3, Joel 1:10

the gates: Isaiah 24:4, Isaiah 24:7, Isaiah 33:9

they: Jeremiah 8:21, Lamentations 2:9, Lamentations 4:8, Lamentations 4:9, Lamentations 5:10, Joel 2:6

the cry: Jeremiah 11:11, Jeremiah 18:22, Exodus 2:24, 1 Samuel 5:12, 1 Samuel 9:16, Job 34:28, Isaiah 5:7, Isaiah 15:5, Zechariah 7:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:16 - in the field 1 Kings 18:2 - a sore Jeremiah 4:26 - the fruitful Jeremiah 12:11 - it mourneth Jeremiah 23:10 - the land Jeremiah 46:12 - thy cry Lamentations 1:4 - ways Lamentations 2:8 - he made Amos 1:2 - the habitations Habakkuk 3:17 - the fig tree

Verse 3

their nobles: 1 Kings 18:5, 1 Kings 18:6

pits: Jeremiah 2:13, 1 Kings 17:7, 2 Kings 18:31, Joel 1:20, Amos 4:8

they were: Jeremiah 2:26, Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 20:11, Psalms 40:14, Psalms 109:29, Isaiah 45:16, Isaiah 45:17

covered: Jeremiah 14:4, 2 Samuel 15:30, 2 Samuel 19:4, Esther 6:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:15 - the water Exodus 24:11 - nobles Job 6:20 - confounded Psalms 107:33 - watersprings Isaiah 5:13 - multitude Isaiah 22:17 - cover Jeremiah 15:18 - and as Jeremiah 48:12 - empty Jeremiah 51:51 - shame Joel 1:11 - ashamed 2 Peter 2:17 - are wells

Verse 4

the ground: Leviticus 26:19, Leviticus 26:20, Deuteronomy 28:23, Deuteronomy 28:24, Deuteronomy 29:23, Joel 1:19, Joel 1:20

the plowmen: Joel 1:11, Joel 1:17

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 9:19 - the seer 2 Samuel 15:30 - his head covered Esther 6:12 - having Job 6:20 - confounded Job 9:24 - he covereth Job 36:33 - the cattle Isaiah 19:7 - every Jeremiah 3:3 - the showers Jeremiah 14:3 - covered Amos 4:7 - I have Haggai 1:6 - have Zechariah 14:17 - even

Verse 5

Job 39:1-4, Psalms 29:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:15 - And I will 1 Kings 18:5 - grass Psalms 104:14 - causeth Lamentations 1:6 - harts Joel 1:18 - General Romans 8:20 - the creature

Verse 6

the wild: Jeremiah 2:24, Job 39:5, Job 39:6

they: They sucked in the air, for want of water, to cool their internal heat.

their: 1 Samuel 14:29, Lamentations 4:17, Lamentations 5:17, Joel 1:18

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:5 - grass Job 6:5 - loweth Psalms 104:14 - causeth Jeremiah 9:10 - because Lamentations 1:6 - harts Romans 8:20 - the creature

Verse 7

though: Isaiah 59:12, Hosea 5:5, Hosea 7:10

do: Jeremiah 14:20, Jeremiah 14:21, Deuteronomy 32:27, Joshua 7:9, Psalms 25:11, Psalms 115:1, Ezekiel 20:9, Ezekiel 20:14, Ezekiel 20:22, Daniel 9:9, Daniel 9:18, Daniel 9:19, Ephesians 1:6, Ephesians 1:12

for our: Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 3:6, Jeremiah 5:6, Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Ezra 9:15, Nehemiah 9:33, Nehemiah 9:34, Daniel 9:5-16

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:20 - the cry Deuteronomy 9:28 - Because Judges 20:47 - six hundred 1 Samuel 12:22 - for his great 1 Kings 20:28 - therefore will Job 23:3 - Oh that Psalms 31:3 - for thy Psalms 79:9 - for thy Psalms 106:8 - he saved Isaiah 48:9 - my name's Jeremiah 18:20 - Remember Jeremiah 31:22 - backsliding Hosea 4:16 - slideth Hosea 11:7 - are bent Hosea 14:4 - heal Amos 7:2 - O Lord Luke 13:8 - let John 17:11 - thine 1 John 2:12 - for

Verse 8

the hope: Jeremiah 17:13, Jeremiah 50:7, Joel 3:16, Acts 28:20, 1 Timothy 1:1

saviour: Isaiah 43:3, Isaiah 43:11, Isaiah 45:15, Isaiah 45:21

in time: Psalms 9:9, Psalms 37:39, Psalms 37:40, Psalms 46:1, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 91:15, Psalms 138:7, 2 Corinthians 1:4, 2 Corinthians 1:5

why: Psalms 10:1

a wayfaring: Judges 19:17

Reciprocal: Job 29:5 - the Almighty Psalms 69:18 - Draw Song of Solomon 6:1 - that Isaiah 33:2 - our salvation Isaiah 63:8 - so he Jeremiah 3:23 - in the Lord Jeremiah 16:13 - into a John 4:40 - they Romans 15:13 - the God Ephesians 2:12 - having Ephesians 4:4 - as

Verse 9

cannot: Numbers 11:23, Numbers 14:15, Numbers 14:16, Psalms 44:23-26, Isaiah 50:1, Isaiah 50:2, Isaiah 51:9, Isaiah 59:1

art: Exodus 29:45, Exodus 29:46, Leviticus 26:11, Leviticus 26:12, Deuteronomy 23:14, Psalms 46:5, Isaiah 12:6, Zechariah 2:5, 2 Corinthians 6:16, Revelation 21:3

we are called by thy name: Heb. thy name is called upon us, Jeremiah 15:16, Isaiah 63:19, Daniel 9:18, Daniel 9:19, *marg.

leave: 1 Samuel 12:22, Psalms 27:9, Hebrews 13:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:16 - my name Numbers 6:27 - put my Amos 9:12 - which are called by my name Habakkuk 1:2 - and thou wilt not save

Verse 10

have they: Jeremiah 2:23-25, Jeremiah 2:36, Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:2, Jeremiah 8:5, Hosea 11:7, Hosea 11:9

refrained: Jeremiah 2:25, Psalms 119:101

the Lord: Jeremiah 6:20, Amos 5:22, Malachi 1:8-13

he will: Jeremiah 31:34, Jeremiah 44:21, Jeremiah 44:22, 1 Samuel 15:2, 1 Kings 17:18, Psalms 109:14, Psalms 109:15, Hosea 8:13, Hosea 9:9, Hebrews 8:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:21 - I Leviticus 7:18 - it shall Leviticus 18:25 - therefore Proverbs 1:15 - refrain Ezekiel 29:16 - bringeth Hosea 7:2 - I remember

Verse 11

Jeremiah 7:16, Jeremiah 11:14, Jeremiah 15:1, Exodus 32:32-34

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:7 - pray Exodus 32:10 - let me alone Deuteronomy 9:14 - Let me 1 Samuel 16:1 - seeing Job 42:8 - my servant Job shall Jeremiah 4:28 - because Lamentations 3:44 - that Ezekiel 14:14 - Job Ezekiel 20:4 - judge them Ezekiel 23:36 - judge 1 John 5:16 - I do not

Verse 12

they fast: Jeremiah 11:11, Proverbs 1:28, Proverbs 28:9, Isaiah 1:15, Isaiah 58:3, Ezekiel 8:18, Micah 3:4, Zechariah 7:13

and when: Jeremiah 6:20, Jeremiah 7:21, Jeremiah 7:22, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 21:27, Isaiah 1:11-15

but: Jeremiah 9:16, Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 16:4, Jeremiah 21:7-9, Jeremiah 24:10, Jeremiah 29:17, Jeremiah 29:18, Ezekiel 5:12-17, Ezekiel 14:21

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:18 - it shall Leviticus 10:19 - should Leviticus 26:25 - will bring Leviticus 26:26 - General Deuteronomy 28:22 - a consumption 1 Samuel 16:1 - seeing Job 27:9 - Will God Psalms 18:41 - General Jeremiah 4:28 - because Jeremiah 7:16 - pray Jeremiah 32:24 - because Ezekiel 14:14 - Job Ezekiel 14:19 - if I Ezekiel 20:31 - and shall John 9:31 - we know James 4:3 - and

Verse 13

Ah: Jeremiah 1:6, Jeremiah 4:10

behold: Jeremiah 5:31, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 23:17, Jeremiah 28:2-5, Ezekiel 13:10-16, Ezekiel 13:22, Micah 3:11, 2 Peter 2:1

assured peace: Heb. peace of truth

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:5 - God Leviticus 26:25 - will bring 1 Kings 22:6 - Go up 2 Kings 6:25 - a great famine Isaiah 28:15 - we have made Isaiah 56:10 - are blind Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 5:13 - the prophets Jeremiah 7:8 - ye trust Jeremiah 28:9 - which Jeremiah 32:17 - Ah Jeremiah 37:19 - your Lamentations 2:14 - prophets Ezekiel 9:8 - Ah Ezekiel 12:24 - General Ezekiel 33:8 - if thou Hosea 9:8 - but Zephaniah 3:4 - light Zechariah 10:2 - they comfort Luke 13:8 - let

Verse 14

The prophets: Jeremiah 23:25, Jeremiah 23:26, Jeremiah 27:10, Jeremiah 27:14, Jeremiah 28:13, Jeremiah 29:21, Jeremiah 37:19, Isaiah 9:15, Zechariah 13:3, 1 Timothy 4:2

I sent: Jeremiah 23:14-16, Jeremiah 23:21-32, Jeremiah 27:15, Jeremiah 28:15, Jeremiah 29:8, Jeremiah 29:9, Jeremiah 29:31, Isaiah 30:10, Isaiah 30:11, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

divination: Jeremiah 27:9, Jeremiah 27:10, Jeremiah 29:8, Jeremiah 29:9, Jeremiah 29:31, Ezekiel 12:24, Ezekiel 13:6, Ezekiel 13:7, Ezekiel 13:23, Ezekiel 21:29, Micah 3:11, Zechariah 10:2

and the: Jeremiah 23:26, Isaiah 30:10, Lamentations 2:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:5 - God Deuteronomy 18:20 - the prophet 1 Kings 22:6 - Go up Nehemiah 6:12 - God had Isaiah 28:7 - err in Isaiah 56:10 - are blind Jeremiah 4:10 - surely Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 5:31 - prophets Jeremiah 7:8 - ye trust Jeremiah 8:11 - they Jeremiah 18:18 - for the Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 23:17 - Ye Jeremiah 23:30 - General Lamentations 4:13 - the sins Micah 2:11 - a man Micah 3:5 - concerning Matthew 7:15 - false Matthew 24:5 - in Mark 13:6 - many

Verse 15

Sword and famine shall not: Jeremiah 5:12, Jeremiah 5:13, Jeremiah 6:15, Jeremiah 8:12, Jeremiah 20:6, Jeremiah 23:14, Jeremiah 23:15, Jeremiah 28:15-17, Jeremiah 29:20, Jeremiah 29:21, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 29:32, 1 Kings 22:25, Ezekiel 14:10, Amos 7:17, 2 Peter 2:1-3, 2 Peter 2:14-17, Revelation 19:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:5 - prophet Deuteronomy 18:20 - the prophet Deuteronomy 19:19 - Then shall Nehemiah 6:14 - on the prophetess Isaiah 9:15 - the prophet Jeremiah 8:11 - they Jeremiah 16:4 - consumed Jeremiah 23:30 - General Jeremiah 24:10 - General Jeremiah 27:15 - ye Lamentations 1:19 - my priests Lamentations 2:20 - shall the priest Lamentations 4:11 - Lord Ezekiel 13:14 - ye shall be Hosea 4:5 - and the prophet Micah 3:5 - concerning Luke 6:39 - shall John 10:1 - He

Verse 16

the people: Jeremiah 5:31, Isaiah 9:16, Matthew 15:14

be cast: Jeremiah 7:33, Jeremiah 9:22, Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 16:4, Jeremiah 18:21, Jeremiah 19:6, Jeremiah 19:7, Psalms 79:2, Psalms 79:3

for: Jeremiah 2:17-19, Jeremiah 4:18, Jeremiah 13:22-25, Proverbs 1:31, Revelation 16:1

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 7:20 - Behold Jeremiah 24:10 - General Jeremiah 27:15 - ye Lamentations 3:51 - the daughters Lamentations 4:11 - Lord Hosea 4:5 - and the prophet Luke 6:39 - shall

Verse 17

let mine: Jeremiah 8:18, Jeremiah 8:21, Jeremiah 9:1, Jeremiah 13:17, Psalms 80:4, Psalms 80:5, Psalms 119:136, Lamentations 1:16, Lamentations 2:18, Lamentations 3:48, Lamentations 3:49

for: Isaiah 37:22, Lamentations 1:15, Lamentations 2:13, Amos 5:2

with a very: Jeremiah 30:14, Jeremiah 30:15, Psalms 39:10, Micah 6:13

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 8:11 - wept 2 Kings 19:21 - The virgin 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Psalms 6:6 - I water Psalms 44:19 - Though Psalms 60:2 - broken Isaiah 23:12 - thou oppressed Jeremiah 4:11 - daughter Jeremiah 4:19 - My bowels Jeremiah 6:14 - hurt Jeremiah 6:26 - daughter Jeremiah 9:18 - our eyes Jeremiah 17:16 - neither Jeremiah 17:18 - destroy them with double destruction Jeremiah 18:13 - virgin Jeremiah 23:9 - heart Jeremiah 30:12 - General Jeremiah 31:4 - O Jeremiah 46:11 - O virgin Lamentations 2:11 - for Mark 9:24 - with John 11:35 - General

Verse 18

go forth: Jeremiah 52:6, Jeremiah 52:7, Lamentations 1:20, Lamentations 4:9, Ezekiel 7:15

yea: Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 8:10, Jeremiah 23:21, Deuteronomy 28:36, Deuteronomy 28:64, Isaiah 28:7, Lamentations 4:13-16

go about: etc. or, make merchandise against a land, and men acknowledge it not, Jeremiah 2:8, Jeremiah 5:31, Micah 3:11, 2 Peter 2:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:16 - in the field Deuteronomy 32:24 - burnt 1 Kings 17:12 - that we may eat it 1 Kings 18:2 - a sore 2 Kings 6:25 - a great famine 2 Kings 7:4 - we will enter 2 Kings 7:13 - they are even Nehemiah 6:14 - on the prophetess Psalms 107:5 - General Psalms 144:14 - no breaking in Isaiah 3:25 - Thy men Isaiah 5:13 - honourable men are famished Isaiah 8:21 - hardly bestead Isaiah 22:2 - thy slain Isaiah 51:20 - sons Jeremiah 4:19 - My bowels Jeremiah 4:31 - because Jeremiah 6:25 - Go not Jeremiah 15:14 - pass Jeremiah 22:28 - which Jeremiah 23:9 - heart Lamentations 3:51 - eye Ezekiel 6:7 - slain Micah 2:4 - and lament Micah 6:9 - hear Micah 6:13 - I make

Verse 19

utterly: Jeremiah 6:30, Jeremiah 15:1, 2 Kings 17:19, 2 Kings 17:20, Psalms 78:59, Psalms 80:12, Psalms 80:13, Psalms 89:38, Lamentations 5:22, Romans 11:1-6

hath: Jeremiah 12:8, Zechariah 11:8, Zechariah 11:9

no healing: Jeremiah 8:22, Jeremiah 15:18, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Lamentations 2:13

we: Jeremiah 8:15, Job 30:26, Lamentations 4:17, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:30 - my soul Isaiah 3:7 - healer Isaiah 59:9 - we wait Jeremiah 8:19 - the Lord Jeremiah 13:16 - while Jeremiah 14:21 - not abhor Lamentations 3:17 - thou Lamentations 5:20 - dost Ezekiel 9:8 - Ah Micah 1:12 - waited carefully Revelation 3:16 - I will spue thee out

Verse 20

We acknowledge: Jeremiah 3:13, Jeremiah 3:25, Leviticus 26:40-42, Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Nehemiah 9:2, Psalms 32:5, Psalms 51:3, Psalms 106:6-48, Daniel 9:5-8, 1 John 1:7-9

for: 2 Samuel 12:13, 2 Samuel 24:10, Job 33:27, Psalms 51:4, Luke 15:18-21

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 14:7 - do Jeremiah 18:20 - Remember Lamentations 2:20 - consider Daniel 9:8 - because Daniel 9:19 - thine Amos 7:2 - O Lord

Verse 21

not abhor: Jeremiah 14:19, Leviticus 26:11, Deuteronomy 32:19, Psalms 51:11, Psalms 106:40, Lamentations 2:7, Amos 6:8

for: Jeremiah 14:7, Psalms 79:9, Psalms 79:10, Ezekiel 36:22, Ezekiel 36:23, Ezekiel 39:25, Daniel 9:7, Daniel 9:15-19, Ephesians 2:7

disgrace: Jeremiah 3:17, Jeremiah 17:12, Psalms 74:3-7, Psalms 74:20, Psalms 106:45, Lamentations 1:10, Lamentations 2:6, Lamentations 2:7, Lamentations 2:20, Ezekiel 7:20-22, Ezekiel 24:21, Ezekiel 43:7, Daniel 8:11-13, Luke 21:24, Revelation 11:2

remember: Exodus 32:13, Leviticus 26:42-45, Psalms 74:2, Psalms 74:18-20, Psalms 89:39, Psalms 89:40, Psalms 106:45, Isaiah 64:9-12, Zechariah 11:10, Zechariah 11:11, Luke 1:72, Hebrews 8:6-13

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:15 - remember Leviticus 26:44 - break Deuteronomy 4:31 - forget Deuteronomy 9:26 - prayed Deuteronomy 9:27 - Remember Judges 2:1 - I will never 1 Samuel 12:22 - for his great Psalms 89:34 - covenant Psalms 106:8 - he saved Ezekiel 20:22 - wrought Daniel 9:19 - thine Amos 7:2 - O Lord Zechariah 11:8 - and my John 17:11 - thine

Verse 22

Are: Jeremiah 10:15, Jeremiah 16:19, Deuteronomy 32:21, Isaiah 41:29, Isaiah 44:12-20

vanities: Deuteronomy 32:21, 1 Kings 17:1, 1 Kings 18:1, Psalms 74:1, Psalms 74:2, Zechariah 10:1, Zechariah 10:2, Acts 14:15-17

Art: Jeremiah 5:24, Jeremiah 10:13, Jeremiah 51:16, Deuteronomy 28:12, 1 Kings 8:36, 1 Kings 17:14, 1 Kings 18:39-45, Job 5:10, Job 38:26-28, Psalms 147:8, Isaiah 30:23, Joel 2:23, Amos 4:7, Matthew 5:45

wait: Psalms 25:3, Psalms 25:21, Psalms 27:14, Psalms 130:5, Psalms 135:7, Isaiah 30:18, Isaiah 30:23, Lamentations 3:25, Lamentations 3:26, Micah 7:7, Habakkuk 3:17-19

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:5 - had not Genesis 27:28 - of the dew Leviticus 26:4 - Then I Deuteronomy 11:14 - General 1 Samuel 12:21 - vain things 2 Samuel 21:10 - until water 1 Kings 16:26 - their vanities 2 Chronicles 6:27 - send rain Job 12:15 - Behold Job 28:26 - he made Job 36:27 - he Job 37:12 - it Job 38:28 - Hath the Psalms 65:9 - visitest Psalms 104:13 - watereth Proverbs 3:20 - the clouds Isaiah 44:9 - and their Jeremiah 2:5 - walked Jeremiah 3:3 - the showers Hosea 2:7 - for Micah 5:7 - tarrieth Zechariah 14:17 - even Acts 14:17 - and gave James 5:18 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 14". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/jeremiah-14.html.