Just as it pleased1 the LORD to make you prosper and increase in number, so it will please2 him to ruin and destroy you.3 You will be uprooted4 from the land you are entering to possess.
Then the LORD will scatter5 you among all nations,6 from one end of the earth to the other.7 There you will worship other gods--gods of wood and stone, which neither you nor your fathers have known.865
Among those nations you will find no repose, no resting place9 for the sole of your foot. There the LORD will give you an anxious mind, eyes10 weary with longing, and a despairing heart.1166
You will live in constant suspense, filled with dread both night and day, never sure of your life.
In the morning you will say, "If only it were evening!" and in the evening, "If only it were morning!"--because of the terror that will fill your hearts and the sights that your eyes will see.1268
The LORD will send you back in ships to Egypt on a journey I said you should never make again.13 There you will offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you.