Jeremiah 13:14-24 NIV

14 I will smash them one against the other, parents and children alike, declares the LORD. I will allow no pity or mercy or compassion to keep me from destroying them.’ ”

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Threat of Captivity

15 Hear and pay attention, do not be arrogant, for the LORD has spoken.

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16 Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings the darkness, before your feet stumble on the darkening hills. You hope for light, but he will turn it to utter darkness and change it to deep gloom.

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17 If you do not listen, I will weep in secret because of your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly, overflowing with tears, because the LORD’s flock will be taken captive.

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18 Say to the king and to the queen mother, “Come down from your thrones, for your glorious crowns will fall from your heads.”

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19 The cities in the Negev will be shut up, and there will be no one to open them. All Judah will be carried into exile, carried completely away.

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20 Look up and see those who are coming from the north. Where is the flock that was entrusted to you, the sheep of which you boasted?

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21 What will you say when the LORD sets over you those you cultivated as your special allies? Will not pain grip you like that of a woman in labor?

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22 And if you ask yourself, “Why has this happened to me?”— it is because of your many sins that your skirts have been torn off and your body mistreated.

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23 Can an Ethiopiana change his skin or a leopard its spots? Neither can you do good who are accustomed to doing evil.

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    • r 13:23 - Hebrew "Cushite" (probably a person from the upper Nile region)
      24 “I will scatter you like chaff driven by the desert wind.

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