16 He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?” declares the LORD.
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17 “But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain, on shedding innocent blood and on oppression and extortion.”
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18 Therefore this is what the LORD says about Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: “They will not mourn 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 burial of a donkey— dragged away and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem.”
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20 “Go up to Lebanon and cry out, let your voice be heard in Bashan, cry out from Abarim, for all your allies are crushed.
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21 I warned you when you felt secure, but you said, ‘I will not listen!’ This has been your way from your youth; you have not obeyed me.
22 The wind will drive all your shepherds away, and your allies will go into exile. Then you will be ashamed and disgraced because of all your wickedness.
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23 You who live in ‘Lebanon,a ’ who are nestled in cedar buildings, how you will groan when pangs come upon you, pain like that of a woman in labor!
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    •  22:23 - That is, the palace in Jerusalem (see 1 Kings 7:2)
      24 “As surely as I live,” declares the LORD, “even if you, Jehoiachinb son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, were a signet ring on my right hand, I would still pull you off.
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        • € 22:24 - Hebrew "Koniah," a variant of "Jehoiachin" ; also in verse 28
          25 I will deliver you into the hands of those who want to kill you, those you fear—Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Babylonians.c
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          26 I will hurl you and the mother who gave you birth into another country, where neither of you was born, and there you both will die.