Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Jeremiah 2:5 in English Standard Version "Thus says the Lord: “What wrong did your fathers find in me that they went far from me, and went after worthlessness, and became worthless?" 2Ki 17:15 They despised his statutes and his covenant that he made with their fathers and the warnings that he gave them. They went after false idols and became false, and they followed the nations that were around them, concerning whom the Lord had commanded them that they should not do like them. Isa 5:4 What more was there to do for my vineyard, that I have not done in it? When I looked for it to yield grapes, why did it yield wild grapes? Jer 2:31 And you, O generation, behold the word of the Lord. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, or a land of thick darkness? Why then do my people say, ‘We are free, we will come no more to you’? Jer 10:15 They are worthless, a work of delusion; at the time of their punishment they shall perish. Jer 14:22 Are there any among the false gods of the nations that can bring rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are you not he, O Lord our God? We set our hope on you, for you do all these things. Jer 16:19 O Lord, my strength and my stronghold, my refuge in the day of trouble, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth and say: “Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, worthless things in which there is no profit. Mic 6:3 “O my people, what have I done to you? How have I wearied you? Answer me!