Daily Bible Readings

Jeremiah 43-46

Verse of note:

Thereupon they answered Jeremiah—all the men who knew that their wives made offerings to other gods; all the women present, a large gathering; and all the people who lived in Pathros in the land of Egypt: “We will not listen to you in the matter about which you spoke to us in the name of the Lord. On the contrary, we will do everything that we have vowed—to make offerings to the Queen of Heaven and to pour libations to her as we used to do, we and our Fathers, our kings, and our officials, in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem. For then we had plenty to eat, we were well-off, and suffered no misfortune. But ever since we stopped making offerings to the Queen of Heaven and pouring libations to her, we have lacked everything, and we have been consumed by the sword and by famine. And when we make offerings to the Queen of Heaven and pour libations to her, is it without our husbands’ approval that we made cakes in her likeness and poured libations to her?

“Queen of Heaven”/”Mother Earth”/”Gaia”/”The Sabbath Queen”

Pour libations/ Pour out one for…/”Tip my 40″/

emphasis mine

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