And I will give thee into the hand of them that seek thy
Cruel and bloodthirsty enemies, whom nothing would satisfy but his life; such were the persons following: and into the hand [of them] whose face thou fearest:
being a terrible savage people, to be dreaded both for their number and their cruelty; a strange change this, to be removed out of the hand of God into the hand of such an enemy; even into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon;
(See Gill on Jeremiah 21:2); and into the hand of the Chaldeans:
who were the merciless and formidable people before mentioned: and this was fulfilled within three months after Jeconiah or Jehoiachin began to reign, and when he was but eighteen years of age, ( 2 Kings 24:8 2 Kings 24:10-12 ) .