Jeremiah 6:16
Good News Translation
The LORD said to his people, "Stand at the crossroads and look. Ask for the ancient paths and where the best road is. Walk in it, and you will live in peace." But they said, "No, we will not!"

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said: My people, when you stood at the crossroads, I told you, "Follow the road your ancestors took, and you will find peace." But you refused.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.

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Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.

Stand.

Jeremiah 18:15 Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Deuteronomy 32:7 Remember the days of old, think upon every generation: ask thy father, and he will declare to thee: thy elders and they will tell thee.

Songs 1:7,8 If thou know not thyself, O fairest among women, go forth, and follow after the steps of the flocks, and feed thy kids beside the tents of the shepherds. . . .

Isaiah 8:20 To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.

Malachi 4:4 Remember the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, the precepts, and judgments.

Luke 16:29 And Abraham said to him: They have Moses and the prophets. Let them hear them.

John 5:39 Search the scriptures: for you think in them to have life everlasting. And the same are they that give testimony of me.

John 5:46,47 For if you did believe Moses, you would perhaps believe me also: for he wrote of me. . . .

Acts 17:11 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so.

Romans 4:1-6,12 What shall we say then that Abraham hath found, who is our father according to the flesh? . . .

Hebrews 6:12 That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

Hebrews 11:2 For by this the ancients obtained a testimony.

Hebrews 12:1 And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us:

and walk.

Jeremiah 7:23 But this thing I commanded them, saying: Hearken to my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you, that it may be well with you.

Isaiah 2:5 O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the Lord.

Isaiah 30:21 And thy ears shall hear the word of one admonishing thee behind thy back: This is the way, walk ye in it: and go not aside neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

John 12:35 Jesus therefore said to them: Yet a little while, the light is among you. Walk whilst you have the light, and the darkness overtake you not. And he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither be goeth.

John 13:17 If you know these things, you shall be blessed if you do them.

Colossians 2:6 As therefore you have received Jesus Christ the Lord, walk ye in him:

ye shall.

Isaiah 28:12 To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear.

Matthew 11:28,29 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. . . .

We will.

Jeremiah 2:25 Keep thy foot from being bare, and thy throat from thirst. But thou saidst: I have lost all hope, I will not do it: for I have loved strangers, and I will walk after them.

Jeremiah 18:12 And they said; We have no hopes: for we will go after our own thoughts, and we will do every one according to the perverseness of his evil heart.

Jeremiah 22:21 I spoke to thee in thy prosperity: and thou saidst: I will not hear: this hath been thy way from thy youth, because thou hast not heard my voice.

Jeremiah 44:16 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee:

Matthew 21:28-32 But what think you? A certain man had two sons: and coming to the first, he said: Son, go work to day in my vineyard. . . .

Context
Jerusalem's Final Warning
15They were confounded, because they committed abomination: yea, rather they were not confounded with confusion, and they knew not how to blush: wherefore they shall fall among them that fall: in the time of their visitation they shall fall down, saith the Lord. 16Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.17And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. And they said: We will not hearken.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:29
Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.

Luke 16:29
And Abraham said to him: They have Moses and the prophets. Let them hear them.

1 Kings 8:36
Then hear thou them in heaven, and forgive the sins of thy servants, and of thy people Israel: and shew them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people in possession.

Psalm 116:7
Turn, O my soul, into thy rest: for the Lord hath been bountiful to thee.

Isaiah 8:20
To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.

Isaiah 28:12
To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear.

Jeremiah 12:16
And it shall come to pass, if they will be taught, and will learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name: The Lord liveth, as they have taught my people to swear by Baal: that they shall be built up in the midst of my people.

Jeremiah 18:15
Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Jeremiah 31:21
Set thee up a watchtower, make to thee bitterness: direct thy heart into the right way, wherein thou hast walked: return, O virgin of Israel, return to these thy cities.

Jeremiah 42:3
And let the Lord thy God shew us the way by which we may walk, and the thing that we must do.

Jeremiah 50:5
They shall ask the way to Sion, their faces are hitherward. They shall come, and shall be joined to the Lord by an everlasting covenant, which shall never be forgotten.

Malachi 4:4
Remember the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, the precepts, and judgments.

Additional Translations
This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look. Ask for the ancient paths: Where is the good way? Then walk in it and find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it!’Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Thus saith Jehovah, 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 .

Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths of the Lord; and see what is the good way, and walk in it, and ye shall find purification for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in them.

Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the ancient paths, which is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk [therein].

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.

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

Thus says Yahweh, "Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, 'Where is the good way?' and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'

Thus said Jehovah: Stand ye by the ways and see, and ask for paths of old, Where is this -- the good way? and go ye in it, And find rest for yourselves. And they say, 'We do not go.'
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