[This is] the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet about Elam at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.
This is what the Lord of Hosts says: I am about to shatter Elam's bow, the source of their might.
I will bring the four winds against Elam from the four corners of the heavens, and I will scatter them to all these winds. There will not be a nation to which Elam's banished ones will not go.
I will devastate Elam before their enemies, before those who want to take their lives. I will bring disaster on them, My burning anger. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will send the sword after them until I finish them off.
I will set My throne in Elam, and I will destroy the king and officials from there. [This is] the Lord's declaration.
In the last days, I will restore the fortunes of Elam. [This is] the Lord's declaration.