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Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

18:18 devices against Jeremiah. Because Jeremiah was prophesying judgment instead of comfort, the men of Israel turned against him instead of to the Lord. God had warned Jeremiah that this would happen, but had promised He would deliver him through it all (Jeremiah 1:17-19).

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