Jeremiah 12:11-13 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition (NRSVACE)
11 They have made it a desolation;
desolate, it mourns to me.
The whole land is made desolate,
but no one lays it to heart.
12 Upon all the bare heights in the desert
spoilers have come;
for the sword of the Lord devours
from one end of the land to the other;
no one shall be safe.
13 They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns,
they have tired themselves out but profit nothing.
They shall be ashamed of their harvests
because of the fierce anger of the Lord.
New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition (NRSVACE)
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