4 They will die from deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like manure on the face of the earth.a They will be finished off by sword and famine. Their corpses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.b

References for Jeremiah 16:4

    • a 16:4 - Jr 8:2; 9:22; 25:33
    • b 16:4 - Jr 7:33; Dt 28:26; Isa 18:6