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Jeremiah 2

Jer. 2:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

Yisra'el (Hebrew #3478)
from 8280 and 410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Pronounce: yis-raw-ale'
was holiness
qodesh (Hebrew #6944)
a sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity
KJV usage: consecrated (thing), dedicated (thing), hallowed (thing), holiness, (X most) holy (X day, portion, thing), saint, sanctuary.
Pronounce: ko'-desh
Origin: from 6942
l unto the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, and the firstfruits
re'shiyth (Hebrew #7225)
the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit)
KJV usage: beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.
Pronounce: ray-sheeth'
Origin: from the same as 7218
of his increase
tbuw'ah (Hebrew #8393)
income, i.e. produce (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fruit, gain, increase, revenue.
Pronounce: teb-oo-aw'
Origin: from 935
: allm that devour
'akal (Hebrew #398)
to eat (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.
Pronounce: aw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
him shall offend
'asham (Hebrew #816)
a primitive root; to be guilty; by implication to be punished or perish
KJV usage: X certainly, be(-come, made) desolate, destroy, X greatly, be(-come, found, hold) guilty, offend (acknowledge offence), trespass.
Pronounce: aw-sham'
Origin: or mashem {aw-shame'}
; evil
ra` (Hebrew #7451)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)
KJV usage: adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, + displease(-ure), distress, evil((- favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, X great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
Pronounce: rah
Origin: from 7489
n shall come
bow' (Hebrew #935)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: abide, apply, attain, X be, befall, + besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, + follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, + have, X indeed, (in-)vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, X (well) stricken (in age), X surely, take (in), way.
Pronounce: bo
Origin: a primitive root
upon them, saith
n'um (Hebrew #5002)
an oracle
KJV usage: (hath) said, saith.
Pronounce: neh-oom'
Origin: from 5001
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961

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Ex. 19:5‑6• 5And now, if ye will hearken to my voice indeed and keep my covenant, then shall ye be my own possession out of all the peoples--for all the earth is mine--
6and ye shall be to me a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.
(Ex. 19:5‑6)
Deut. 7:6• 6For a holy people art thou unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be unto him a people for a possession, above all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth. (Deut. 7:6)
Deut. 14:2• 2For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God, and thee hath Jehovah chosen for a people of possession unto himself, out of all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth. (Deut. 14:2)
Deut. 26:19• 19so that he should make thee high above all the nations which he hath made, in praise and in name and in honour; and that thou shouldest be a holy people to Jehovah thy God, as he hath said. (Deut. 26:19)
Zech. 14:20‑21• 20In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO JEHOVAH; and the pots in Jehovah's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.
21And every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be holiness unto Jehovah of hosts; and all they that sacrifice shall come and take of them, and seethe therein. And in that day there shall be no more a Canaanite in the house of Jehovah of hosts.
(Zech. 14:20‑21)
Eph. 1:4• 4according as he has chosen us in him before the world's foundation, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love; (Eph. 1:4)
1 Peter 2:9• 9But *ye* are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light; (1 Peter 2:9)
the first-fruits.
all that.
Jer. 12:14• 14Thus saith Jehovah against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit: Behold, I will pluck them up out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among them. (Jer. 12:14)
Jer. 50:7• 7All that found them devoured them, and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Jehovah, the habitation of righteousness, even Jehovah, the hope of their fathers. (Jer. 50:7)
Ex. 4:22‑23• 22And thou shalt say to Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah: Israel is my son, my firstborn.
23And I say to thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me. And if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill thy son, thy firstborn.
(Ex. 4:22‑23)
Psa. 81:14‑15• 14I would soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
15The haters of Jehovah would have come cringing unto him; but their time would have been for ever.
(Psa. 81:14‑15)
Psa. 105:14‑15,25‑36• 14He suffered no man to oppress them, and reproved kings for their sakes,
15Saying, Touch not mine anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.
25He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal subtilly with his servants.
26He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen:
27They set his signs among them, and miracles in the land of Ham.
28He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.
29He turned their waters into blood, and caused their fish to die.
30Their land swarmed with frogs,--in the chambers of their kings.
31He spoke, and there came dog-flies, and gnats in all their borders.
32He gave them hail for rain, and flaming fire in their land;
33And he smote their vines and their fig-trees, and broke the trees of their borders.
34He spoke, and the locust came, and the cankerworm, even without number;
35And they devoured every herb in their land, and ate up the fruit of their ground.
36And he smote every firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their vigour.
(Psa. 105:14‑15,25‑36)
Isa. 41:11• 11Lo, all that are incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded; they that strive with thee shall be as nothing, and shall perish. (Isa. 41:11)
Isa. 47:6• 6I was wroth with my people, I polluted mine inheritance, and gave them into thy hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the aged didst thou very heavily lay thy yoke; (Isa. 47:6)
Joel 1:3,7‑8• 3Tell your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation:
7He hath made my vine a desolation, and barked my fig-tree; he hath made it clean bare, and cast it away: its branches are made white.
8Wail like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
(Joel 1:3,7‑8)
Zech. 1:15• 15and I am wroth exceedingly with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little wroth, and they helped forward the affliction. (Zech. 1:15)
Zech. 2:8• 8For thus saith Jehovah of hosts: After the glory, hath he sent me unto the nations that made you a spoil; for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye. (Zech. 2:8)
Zech. 12:2‑4• 2Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of bewilderment unto all the peoples round about, and also against Judah shall it be in the siege against Jerusalem.
3And it shall come to pass in that day that I will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone unto all peoples: all that burden themselves with it shall certainly be wounded, and all the nations of the earth shall be assembled together against it.
4In that day, saith Jehovah, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness; but I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the peoples with blindness.
(Zech. 12:2‑4)
Acts 9:4‑5• 4and falling on the earth he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why dost thou persecute me?
5And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, *I* am Jesus, whom *thou* persecutest.
(Acts 9:4‑5)

J. N. Darby Translation

Israel was holiness unto Jehovah, the first-fruits of his increase: all that devour him are guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith Jehovah.