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Jeremiah 6:16


The Lord said to his people: 1  “You are standing at the crossroads. So consider your path. 2  Ask where the old, reliable paths 3  are. Ask where the path is that leads to blessing 4  and follow it. If you do, you will find rest for your souls.” But they said, “We will not follow it!”


De 32:7; So 1:7,8; Isa 2:5; Isa 8:20; Isa 28:12; Isa 30:21; Jer 2:25; Jer 7:23; Jer 18:12; Jer 18:15; Jer 22:21; Jer 44:16; Mal 4:4; Mt 11:28,29; Mt 21:28-32; Lu 16:29; Joh 5:39; Joh 5:46,47; Joh 12:35; Joh 13:17; Ac 17:11; Ro 4:1-6,12; Col 2:6; Heb 6:12; Heb 11:2-40; Heb 12:1

NET © Notes

tn The words, “to his people” are not in the text but are implicit in the interchange of pronouns in the Hebrew of vv. 16-17. They are supplied in the translation here for clarity.

tn Heb “Stand at the crossroads and look.”

tn Heb “the ancient path,” i.e., the path the Lord set out in ancient times (cf. Deut 32:7).

tn Heb “the way of/to the good.”

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