That whichcame as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophetconcerning1Elam, 2at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiahking of Judah, saying:
35"Thussays the LORD of hosts, 'Behold, I am going to 3break the bow of Elam, The afinest of their might.
'I will bring upon Elam the 4fourwinds From the fourends of heaven, And will 5scatter them to allthesewinds; And there will be nonation To which the outcasts of Elam will not go.
'So I will bshatterElambefore their enemies And before those who seek their lives; And I will 6bringcalamity upon them, Even My 7fierceanger,' declares the LORD, 'And I will 8send out the swordafter them Until I have consumed them.
'Then I will set My throne in Elam And destroycout of it king and princes,' Declares the LORD.
'But it will come about in the lastdays That I will 9restore the dfortunes of Elam,' " Declares the LORD.