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Jeremiah 7:13

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7:13 You also have done all these things, says the Lord, and I have spoken to you over and over again. 1  But you have not listened! You have refused to respond when I called you to repent! 2 

Jeremiah 11:7

Context
11:7 For I solemnly warned your ancestors to obey me. 3  I warned them again and again, 4  ever since I delivered them out of Egypt until this very day.

1 tn This reflects a Hebrew idiom (e.g., 7:25; 11:7; 25:3, 4), i.e., an infinitive of a verb meaning “to do something early [or eagerly]” followed by an infinitive of another verb of action. Cf. HALOT 1384 s.v. שָׁכַם Hiph.2.

2 tn Heb “I called to you and you did not answer.” The words “to repent” are not in the text but are supplied in the translation for clarity.

3 tn Heb “warned them…saying, ‘Obey me.’” However, it allows the long sentence to be broken up easier if the indirect quote is used.

4 tn For the explanation for this rendering see the note on 7:13.



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