Jeremiah 18:22
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New International Version
Let a cry be heard from their houses when you suddenly bring invaders against them, for they have dug a pit to capture me and have hidden snares for my feet.

King James Bible
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.

Darby Bible Translation
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them; for they have digged a pit to take me, and have hidden snares for my feet.

World English Bible
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.

Young's Literal Translation
A cry is heard from their houses, For Thou bringest against them suddenly a troop, For they dug a pit to capture me, And snares they have hidden for my feet.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Therefore deliver up their children - The execrations in these verses should be considered as simply prophetic declarations of the judgments which God was about to pour out on them.

If we consider them in their grammatical meaning, then they are not directions to us to whom our Lawgiver has said, "Love your enemies."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a cry.

Jeremiah 4:19,20,31 My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because you have heard...

Jeremiah 6:26 O daughter of my people, gird you with sackcloth, and wallow yourself in ashes: make you mourning, as for an only son...

Jeremiah 9:20,21 Yet hear the word of the LORD, O you women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing...

Jeremiah 25:34-36 Howl, you shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves in the ashes, you principal of the flock...

Jeremiah 47:2,3 Thus said the LORD; Behold, waters rise up out of the north, and shall be an overflowing flood, and shall overflow the land...

Jeremiah 48:3-5 A voice of crying shall be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction...

Isaiah 10:30 Lift up your voice, O daughter of Gallim: cause it to be heard to Laish, O poor Anathoth.

Isaiah 22:1-4 The burden of the valley of vision. What ails you now, that you are wholly gone up to the housetops...

Zephaniah 1:10,11,16 And it shall come to pass in that day, said the LORD, that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate...

for. See on ver.

Jeremiah 18:20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dig a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before you to speak good for them...

and hid.

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting...

Psalm 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things...

Psalm 56:5-7 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil...

Psalm 64:4,5 That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not...

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Matthew 22:15 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.

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The Sins of Communities Noted and Punished.
"Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation." This is predicated of the judgments of God on those who had shed the blood of his saints. The Savior declares that all the righteous blood which had been shed on the earth from that of Abel down to the gospel day, should come on that generation! But is not this unreasonable and contrary to the Scriptures? "Far be wickedness from God and iniquity from the Almighty. For the work of man shall be render unto him, and cause every
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Hindrances to Mourning
What shall we do to get our heart into this mourning frame? Do two things. Take heed of those things which will stop these channels of mourning; put yourselves upon the use of all means that will help forward holy mourning. Take heed of those things which will stop the current of tears. There are nine hindrances of mourning. 1 The love of sin. The love of sin is like a stone in the pipe which hinders the current of water. The love of sin makes sin taste sweet and this sweetness in sin bewitches the
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Psalm 119:85
The arrogant dig pits to trap me, contrary to your law.

Psalm 140:5
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

Jeremiah 5:26
"Among my people are the wicked who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch people.

Jeremiah 6:26
Put on sackcloth, my people, and roll in ashes; mourn with bitter wailing as for an only son, for suddenly the destroyer will come upon us.

Jeremiah 18:20
Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember that I stood before you and spoke in their behalf to turn your wrath away from them.

Jeremiah 20:16
May that man be like the towns the LORD overthrew without pity. May he hear wailing in the morning, a battle cry at noon.

Jeremiah 25:34
Weep and wail, you shepherds; roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock. For your time to be slaughtered has come; you will fall like the best of the rams.

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