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Jeremiah 16

Introduction

Overview

Jeremiah 16:1, The prophet, under the types of abstaining from marriage, from houses of mourning and feasting, foreshews the utter ruin of the Jews; Jeremiah 16:10, because they were worse than their fathers; Jeremiah 16:14, Their return from captivity shall be stranger than their deliverance out of Egypt; Jeremiah 16:16, God will doubly recompense their idolatry.

Verse 1

The word: Jeremiah 1:2, Jeremiah 1:4, Jeremiah 2:1

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 47:5 - how

Verse 2

Genesis 19:14, Matthew 24:19, Luke 21:23, Luke 23:29, 1 Corinthians 7:26, 1 Corinthians 7:27

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:32 - sons Jeremiah 29:6 - Take ye Lamentations 2:22 - those

Verse 3

thus saith: Jeremiah 16:5, Jeremiah 16:9

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 6:21 - fathers Jeremiah 18:21 - let their wives Ezekiel 24:21 - that which your soul pitieth Hosea 9:12 - yet

Verse 4

die: Jeremiah 14:16, Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Psalms 78:64

not: Jeremiah 16:5-7, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 25:33, Amos 6:9, Amos 6:10

neither: Jeremiah 7:33, Jeremiah 22:19, Jeremiah 36:30, Psalms 79:2, Psalms 79:3

as dung: Jeremiah 8:1-3, Jeremiah 9:22, Jeremiah 25:33, 1 Kings 14:10, 1 Kings 14:11, 1 Kings 21:23, 1 Kings 21:24, 2 Kings 9:10, 2 Kings 9:36, 2 Kings 9:37, Psalms 83:10, Isaiah 5:25, Zephaniah 1:17

consumed: Jeremiah 14:15, Jeremiah 34:17, Jeremiah 44:12, Jeremiah 44:27, Ezekiel 5:12

meat: Jeremiah 34:20, Psalms 79:2, Isaiah 18:6, Ezekiel 39:17-20, Revelation 19:17, Revelation 19:18

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:21 - General Deuteronomy 28:26 - General Deuteronomy 32:24 - the teeth Jeremiah 8:2 - they shall be Jeremiah 13:10 - shall Jeremiah 14:12 - but Jeremiah 16:6 - they Jeremiah 18:21 - let their wives Jeremiah 19:7 - and their Jeremiah 24:10 - General Jeremiah 32:24 - because Ezekiel 6:11 - fall Ezekiel 24:17 - make Ezekiel 24:21 - that which your soul pitieth Ezekiel 24:22 - General Ezekiel 29:5 - I will leave Hosea 9:12 - yet Amos 4:10 - the stink Revelation 6:8 - kill

Verse 5

Enter: Jeremiah 16:6, Jeremiah 16:7, Ezekiel 24:16-23

mourning: or, mourning feast

I have: Jeremiah 15:1-4, Deuteronomy 31:17, 2 Chronicles 15:5, 2 Chronicles 15:6, Isaiah 27:11, Zechariah 8:10, Revelation 6:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 6:6 - he shall come 2 Kings 9:18 - What hast thou to do Jeremiah 15:5 - For who Jeremiah 16:3 - thus saith Jeremiah 16:4 - not Lamentations 3:17 - thou Ezekiel 7:11 - neither Hosea 2:4 - I will not John 11:19 - to comfort

Verse 6

the great: Jeremiah 13:13, Isaiah 9:14-17, Isaiah 24:2, Ezekiel 9:5, Ezekiel 9:6, Amos 6:11, Revelation 6:15, Revelation 20:12

they: Jeremiah 16:4, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 22:19

nor cut: Jeremiah 7:29, Jeremiah 41:5, Jeremiah 47:5, Jeremiah 48:37, Leviticus 19:28, Deuteronomy 14:1, Isaiah 22:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:27 - General Leviticus 21:5 - not make baldness Numbers 6:6 - he shall come 1 Kings 22:31 - small nor great Isaiah 14:19 - thou Jeremiah 4:16 - watchers Jeremiah 16:5 - Enter Lamentations 1:17 - commanded Ezekiel 7:11 - neither Ezekiel 27:31 - they shall make Amos 6:10 - that burneth Micah 1:16 - bald

Verse 7

tear themselves: or, break bread, Deuteronomy 26:14, Job 42:11, Ezekiel 24:17, Hosea 9:4

cup: Proverbs 31:6, Proverbs 31:7

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 3:35 - cause Jeremiah 16:5 - Enter Joel 2:1 - let Luke 22:17 - took

Verse 8

Jeremiah 15:17, Psalms 26:4, Ecclesiastes 7:2-4, Isaiah 22:12-14, Amos 6:4-6, Matthew 24:38, Luke 17:27-29, 1 Corinthians 5:11, Ephesians 5:11

Reciprocal: Matthew 11:18 - John Luke 7:33 - came

Verse 9

I will: Jeremiah 7:34, Jeremiah 25:10, Isaiah 24:7-12, Ezekiel 26:13, Hosea 2:11, Revelation 18:22, Revelation 18:23

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:3 - my refuge Psalms 78:63 - maidens Isaiah 24:8 - General Jeremiah 16:3 - thus saith Jeremiah 33:11 - voice of joy Lamentations 5:14 - the young Ezekiel 12:20 - General Ezekiel 12:25 - in your Matthew 11:18 - John

Verse 10

Wherefore: Jeremiah 2:35, Jeremiah 5:19, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 22:8, Jeremiah 22:9, Deuteronomy 29:24, Deuteronomy 29:25, 1 Kings 9:8, 1 Kings 9:9, Hosea 12:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:42 - make mine 2 Chronicles 7:21 - Why Jeremiah 5:6 - because Jeremiah 9:12 - for Jeremiah 11:17 - pronounced Jeremiah 36:7 - for Ezekiel 18:25 - are Joel 2:1 - let

Verse 11

Because: Jeremiah 2:8, Jeremiah 5:7-9, Judges 2:12, Judges 2:13, Judges 10:13, Judges 10:14, Nehemiah 9:26-29, Psalms 106:35-41, Daniel 9:10-12

walked: Jeremiah 8:2, Jeremiah 9:14, Ezekiel 11:21, 1 Peter 4:3

Reciprocal: Isaiah 1:4 - a seed Jeremiah 1:16 - who have Jeremiah 11:17 - pronounced Jeremiah 13:22 - Wherefore Jeremiah 17:23 - they obeyed Jeremiah 19:4 - they have Jeremiah 44:3 - of their Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 18:17 - he shall not Ezekiel 23:30 - thou hast

Verse 12

worse: Jeremiah 7:26, Jeremiah 13:10, 2 Timothy 3:13

imagination: or, stubbornness, Jeremiah 7:24, Jeremiah 9:14, Jeremiah 13:10, *marg. Deuteronomy 9:27, Deuteronomy 29:19, *marg. Judges 2:19, 1 Samuel 15:23

evil: Jeremiah 17:9, Genesis 6:5, Genesis 8:21, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Ecclesiastes 9:3, Mark 7:21, Hebrews 3:12

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 22:13 - because our fathers Isaiah 1:4 - a seed Jeremiah 3:17 - walk Jeremiah 17:23 - they obeyed Jeremiah 18:12 - we will walk Jeremiah 25:4 - ye Jeremiah 32:36 - now Jeremiah 44:3 - of their Lamentations 5:7 - fathers Ezekiel 2:3 - rebelled Ezekiel 20:30 - Are ye Ezekiel 23:30 - thou hast

Verse 13

will I: Jeremiah 6:15, Jeremiah 15:4, Jeremiah 15:14, Jeremiah 17:4, Leviticus 18:27, Leviticus 18:28, Deuteronomy 4:26-28, Deuteronomy 28:36, Deuteronomy 28:63-65, Deuteronomy 29:28, Deuteronomy 30:17, Deuteronomy 30:18, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16, 2 Chronicles 7:20

into a: Jeremiah 14:8, Jeremiah 17:4, Jeremiah 22:28

and: Deuteronomy 4:28, Deuteronomy 28:36, Psalms 81:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:64 - scatter Jeremiah 10:18 - I will Jeremiah 39:9 - carried Hosea 8:11 - altars

Verse 14

behold: Jeremiah 23:7, Jeremiah 23:8, Isaiah 43:18, Isaiah 43:19, Hosea 3:4, Hosea 3:5

that brought: Exodus 20:2, Deuteronomy 15:15, Micah 6:4

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 29:14 - and I will turn Hosea 2:14 - Therefore

Verse 15

that brought: Jeremiah 3:18, Jeremiah 24:6, Jeremiah 30:3, Jeremiah 30:10, Jeremiah 31:8, Jeremiah 32:37, Jeremiah 50:19, Deuteronomy 30:3-5, Psalms 106:47, Isaiah 11:11-16, Isaiah 13:5, Isaiah 13:6, Isaiah 14:1, Isaiah 27:12, Isaiah 27:13, Ezekiel 34:12-14, Ezekiel 36:24, Ezekiel 37:21, Ezekiel 37:22, Ezekiel 39:28, Amos 9:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 43:18 - General Jeremiah 23:7 - General Jeremiah 29:14 - and I will turn Jeremiah 44:16 - we Joel 3:1 - when

Verse 16

I will send: I will raise up enemies against them, some of whom shall destroy them by wiles, and others shall ruin them by violence. The Chaldeans shall make an entire conquest of the whole land, and strip it of its riches and inhabitants; and those who may escape one party shall fall into the hands of another. Jeremiah 25:9, Amos 4:2, Habakkuk 1:14, Habakkuk 1:15

hunters: Genesis 10:9, 1 Samuel 24:11, 1 Samuel 26:20, Micah 7:2

every mountain: Isaiah 24:17, Isaiah 24:18, Amos 5:19, Amos 9:1-3, Luke 17:34-37, Revelation 6:15-17

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 15:37 - to send Isaiah 2:19 - And they Isaiah 7:19 - in the holes Jeremiah 6:9 - They shall Jeremiah 7:11 - even Jeremiah 48:44 - that fleeth Lamentations 1:3 - all Lamentations 4:18 - hunt Ezekiel 32:3 - General Ezekiel 33:28 - I will lay Hosea 7:12 - I will spread Hosea 10:10 - and the Amos 9:3 - hid Micah 7:17 - move Zephaniah 1:12 - that I Zechariah 8:10 - neither Matthew 24:28 - General Revelation 6:8 - kill

Verse 17

Jeremiah 23:24, Jeremiah 32:19, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Job 34:21, Job 34:22, Psalms 90:8, Psalms 139:3, Proverbs 5:21, Proverbs 15:3, Isaiah 29:15, Ezekiel 8:12, Ezekiel 9:9, Luke 12:1, Luke 12:2, 1 Corinthians 4:5, Hebrews 4:13

Reciprocal: Job 31:4 - General Psalms 10:14 - Thou hast Psalms 51:9 - Hide Psalms 53:2 - looked Psalms 69:5 - hid Isaiah 65:12 - did evil Jeremiah 2:22 - yet thine iniquity Jeremiah 7:11 - even Jeremiah 23:25 - heard Jeremiah 29:23 - even I Ezekiel 11:5 - for Hosea 7:2 - are before Zephaniah 1:12 - that I

Verse 18

first: Jeremiah 17:18, Isaiah 40:2, Isaiah 61:7, Revelation 18:6

they have defiled: Jeremiah 2:7, Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:2, Jeremiah 3:9, Leviticus 18:27, Leviticus 18:28, Numbers 35:33, Numbers 35:34, Psalms 106:38, Isaiah 24:5, Micah 2:10, Zephaniah 3:1-5

the carcases: Leviticus 26:30, Ezekiel 11:18, Ezekiel 11:21, Ezekiel 43:7-9

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:4 - he shall restore double Leviticus 18:25 - the land Leviticus 19:7 - abominable 1 Kings 21:26 - very abominably 2 Chronicles 15:8 - abominable idols Isaiah 65:6 - but Jeremiah 44:4 - this Jeremiah 51:5 - though Ezekiel 5:11 - detestable Ezekiel 7:4 - but Ezekiel 8:10 - every Ezekiel 36:17 - they defiled Hosea 9:3 - the Lord's 1 Timothy 5:17 - double 1 Peter 4:3 - and

Verse 19

my strength: Jeremiah 17:17, Psalms 18:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 19:14, Psalms 27:5, Psalms 46:1, Psalms 46:7, Psalms 46:11, Psalms 62:2, Psalms 62:7, Psalms 91:1, Psalms 91:2, Psalms 144:1, Psalms 144:2, Proverbs 18:10, Isaiah 25:4, Isaiah 32:2, Ezekiel 11:16, Nahum 1:7, Habakkuk 3:19

Gentiles: Jeremiah 3:16, Jeremiah 3:17, Psalms 22:27-30, Psalms 67:2-7, Psalms 68:31, Psalms 72:8-12, Psalms 86:9, Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 2:3, Isaiah 11:9, Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 60:1-3, Isaiah 62:2, Micah 4:1, Micah 4:2, Zechariah 2:11, Zechariah 8:20-23, Malachi 1:11, Revelation 7:9-11, Revelation 11:15

Surely: Jeremiah 3:23, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 10:15, Habakkuk 2:18, Habakkuk 2:19, 1 Peter 1:18

wherein: Jeremiah 2:11, Jeremiah 10:5, Isaiah 44:10

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:11 - for the Lord 1 Samuel 12:21 - vain things 1 Samuel 30:6 - David 1 Kings 16:26 - their vanities 2 Kings 5:15 - now I know 2 Kings 14:3 - he did according 2 Chronicles 29:6 - For our fathers Psalms 71:7 - thou art Psalms 119:29 - Remove Proverbs 14:18 - inherit Isaiah 28:15 - we have made Isaiah 44:9 - and their Isaiah 44:20 - Is there Isaiah 45:14 - Surely Isaiah 60:14 - sons Jeremiah 14:22 - Are Jeremiah 18:15 - burned Ezekiel 18:17 - he shall not Hosea 2:23 - Thou art my God Amos 2:4 - and their Jonah 2:8 - General Zephaniah 3:9 - that Zechariah 9:1 - when Matthew 8:11 - That Matthew 12:18 - and he John 7:37 - let Acts 1:8 - unto Acts 11:1 - the Gentiles Acts 13:47 - that thou Acts 15:17 - the residue Romans 1:21 - but became Romans 1:25 - into a lie Romans 3:29 - General Romans 10:18 - unto the ends Romans 15:12 - in him 1 Corinthians 14:6 - what shall I Ephesians 2:13 - were Colossians 3:11 - there 1 Thessalonians 1:9 - ye 2 Timothy 2:14 - to no Revelation 15:4 - for all

Verse 20

Psalms 115:4-8, Psalms 135:14-18, Isaiah 36:19, Isaiah 37:19, Hosea 8:4-6, Acts 19:26, Galatians 1:8, Galatians 4:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:2 - strange Isaiah 44:9 - and their Jeremiah 2:11 - no gods Daniel 3:1 - made Amos 2:4 - and their

Verse 21

I will this: Exodus 9:14-18, Exodus 14:4, Psalms 9:16, Ezekiel 6:7, Ezekiel 24:24, Ezekiel 24:27, Ezekiel 25:14

and they: Jeremiah 33:2, Exodus 15:3, Psalms 83:18, Isaiah 43:3, Amos 5:8

The Lord: or, JEHOVAH

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/jeremiah-16.html.