The leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the court officials,1 the priests and all the people of the land who walked between the pieces of the calf,
I will hand over2 to their enemies who seek their lives.3 Their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth.421
"I will hand Zedekiah5 king of Judah and his officials6 over to their enemies7 who seek their lives, to the army of the king of Babylon,8 which has withdrawn9 from you.
I am going to give the order, declares the LORD, and I will bring them back to this city. They will fight against it, take10 it and burn11 it down. And I will lay waste12 the towns of Judah so no one can live there."