Jeremiah 22:10-19 NIV

10 Do not weep for the dead1 [king ] or mourn2 his loss; rather, weep bitterly for him who is exiled, because he will never return3 nor see his native land again.

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      11 For this is what the LORD says about Shalluma4 son of Josiah, who succeeded his father as king of Judah but has gone from this place: "He will never return.

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        • a 22:11 - Also called "Jehoahaz"
          12 He will die5 in the place where they have led him captive; he will not see this land again."

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          13 "Woe6 to him who builds7 his palace by unrighteousness, his upper rooms by injustice, making his countrymen work for nothing, not paying8 them for their labor.

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          14 He says, 'I will build myself a great palace9 with spacious upper rooms.' So he makes large windows in it, panels it with cedar10 and decorates it in red.11

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          15 "Does it make you a king to have more and more cedar? Did not your father have food and drink? He did what was right and just,12 so all went well13 with him.

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          16 He defended the cause of the poor and needy,14 and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know15 me?" declares the LORD.

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          17 "But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain,16 on shedding innocent blood17 and on oppression and extortion."18

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          18 Therefore this is what the LORD says about Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: "They will not mourn19 for him: 'Alas, my brother! Alas, my sister!' They will not mourn for him: 'Alas, my master! Alas, his splendor!'

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          19 He will have the burial20 of a donkey-- dragged away and thrown21 outside the gates of Jerusalem."

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