Jeremiah 6:1-6 ESV

Impending Disaster for Jerusalem

1 Flee for safety, 1O people of Benjamin, from the midst of Jerusalem! Blow the trumpet in 2Tekoa, and raise a signal on 3Beth-haccherem, for disaster looms 4out of the north, and great destruction.

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      2 The lovely and delicately bred I will destroy, 5the daughter of Zion.a

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        • i 6:2 - Or I have likened the daughter of Zion to the loveliest pasture
          3 6Shepherds with their flocks shall come against her; 7they shall pitch their tents around her; they shall pasture, each in his place.

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          4 8"Prepare war against her; arise, and let us attack 9at noon! Woe to us, for the day declines, for the shadows of evening lengthen!

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          5 Arise, and let us attack by night and destroy her palaces!"
          6 For thus says the LORD of hosts: 10"Cut down her trees; 11cast up a siege mound against Jerusalem. This is the city that must be 12punished; there is nothing but oppression within her.

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