Then they said to Jeremiah, The LORD be a true and faithful witness between us, if we do not even according to all things which the LORD your God shall send by you to us.
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George Leo Haydock
Witness. Jeremias knew their fickle temper. They will obey, only if God comply with their desires. (Calmet)
They began with piety, but soon refused to obey the directions given, chap. xliii. 2. (Worthington)