She said to them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Tell the man who sent you to me,
'This is what the LORD says: I am going to bring disaster1 on this place and its people, according to everything written in the book2 the king of Judah has read.
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Because they have forsaken3 me and burned incense to other gods and provoked me to anger by all the idols their hands have made, my anger will burn against this place and will not be quenched.'
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Tell the king of Judah, who sent you to inquire4 of the LORD, 'This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says concerning the words you heard:
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Because your heart was responsive and you humbled5 yourself before the LORD when you heard what I have spoken against this place and its people, that they would become accursed6 and laid waste,7 and because you tore your robes and wept in my presence, I have heard you, declares the LORD.
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Therefore I will gather you to your fathers, and you will be buried in peace.8 Your eyes9 will not see all the disaster I am going to bring on this place.' " So they took her answer back to the king.
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