Then the LORD will scatter1 you among all nations,2 from one end of the earth to the other.3 There you will worship other gods--gods of wood and stone, which neither you nor your fathers have known.465
Among those nations you will find no repose, no resting place5 for the sole of your foot. There the LORD will give you an anxious mind, eyes6 weary with longing, and a despairing heart.766
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.868
The LORD will send you back in ships to Egypt on a journey I said you should never make again.9 There you will offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you.