Bible: Jer 12:7-9

12:7I will abandon my nation. 1 

I will forsake the people I call my own. 2 

I will turn my beloved people 3 

over to the power 4  of their enemies.

12:8 The people I call my own 5  have turned on me

like a lion 6  in the forest.

They have roared defiantly 7  at me.

So I will treat them as though I hate them. 8 

12:9 The people I call my own attack me like birds of prey or like hyenas. 9 

But other birds of prey are all around them. 10 

Let all the nations gather together like wild beasts.

Let them come and destroy these people I call my own. 11 

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