Jeremiah 10: 6, 14-16, 25
verse 6 No one is like You, O LORD, great are You, great and mighty is Your Name.
verses 14-16 Every man is stupid, ignorant; every artisan is put to shame by his idol: He has molded a fraud, without breath of life. Nothingness are they, a ridiculous work; they will perish in their time of punishment. Not like these is the portion of Jacob: He is the Creator of all things; Israel is His very own tribe. LORD of hosts is His Name.
verse 25 Pour out Your wrath on the nations that know You not, on the tribes that call not upon Your Name; For they have devoured Jacob utterly, and laid waste to his dwelling.
Jeremiah chapter 12 is a bit confusing because within chapter 12 some of chapter 11 is transposed within it (and it isn’t a publishing error). Basically, some men from Jeremiah’s hometown of Anathoth were threatening Jeremiah not to prophesy in the Name of the LORD or he would be killed. The LORD promised to protect Jeremiah and to punish the men who were plotting against him.
Jeremiah 12: 14-16 Thus says the LORD against all My evil neighbors who plunder the heritage which I gave My people Israel as their own: See I will pluck them up from their land; the house of Judah (temple) I will pluck up in their midst. But after plucking them up, I will pity them again and bring them back, each to his heritage, each to his land. And if they carefully learn My people’s custom of swearing by My Name, “As the LORD lives,” they who formerly taught My people to swear by baal (false god) shall be built up in the midst of My people. But if they do not obey, I will uproot and destroy that nation entirely, says the LORD.
Jeremiah’s prayer plea to the LORD during a severe drought. Jeremiah 14: 7-9 Even though our crimes bear witness against us, take action, O LORD, for the honor of Your Name- Even though our rebellions are many, though we have sinned against You.
O Hope of Israel, our Savior in time of need! Why should You be a stranger in this land, like a traveler who has stopped but for a night? Why are You like a man dumbfounded, a champion who cannot save? You are in our midst, O LORD, Your Name we bear: do not forsake us!