Jeremiah 02: Judah is the Cause of Her Own Calamities

1. Jeremiah is sent to what city?  (2:2)

2. The people had demonstrated ingratitude for their previous deliverance from what nation?  (2:6 & 7:22)

3. Into what type of country had God brought them?  (2:7)

4. From verses 8 and 26, name the groups of men who had been unfaithful to God.

5. Name the false god mentioned in 2:8.

6. What is wrong with the cisterns in 2:13?

7. List the powerful words used to describe the people’s condition.  (2:19)


8. In 2:20, the people are compared with:
A. a mule  
B. a harlot    
C. a tempest

9. With what type of plant are the people compared?  (2:21)
A.  olive tree  
B. degenerate vines  
C. flowers

10. What will not wash away the sins of the people?  (2:22)

11. In 2:26, Israel is compared to:
A. a thief    
B. a pilgrim  
C. a withered vine

12. In 2:32, what is a bride not likely to forget?


Maxim of the Moment

The bonds of matrimony don’t profit you unless the interest is kept up.