This is what the Lord, the LORD Almighty, says: "Go, say to this steward, to Shebna,1 who is in charge2 of the palace:3
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What are you doing here and who gave you permission to cut out a grave4 for yourself5 here, hewing your grave on the height and chiseling your resting place in the rock?
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"Beware, the LORD is about to take firm hold of you and hurl6 you away, O you mighty man.
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He will roll you up tightly like a ball and throw7 you into a large country. There you will die and there your splendid chariots8 will remain-- you disgrace to your master's house!
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I will depose you from your office, and you will be ousted9 from your position.10
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"In that day11 I will summon my servant,12 Eliakim13 son of Hilkiah.
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I will clothe him with your robe and fasten your sash14 around him and hand your authority15 over to him. He will be a father to those who live in Jerusalem and to the house of Judah.
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I will place on his shoulder16 the key17 to the house of David;18 what he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.19
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I will drive him like a peg20 into a firm place;21 he will be a seat of honor22 for the house of his father.
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All the glory of his family will hang on him: its offspring and offshoots--all its lesser vessels, from the bowls to all the jars.
"In that day,23" declares the LORD Almighty, "the peg24 driven into the firm place will give way; it will be sheared off and will fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut down." The LORD has spoken.25
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