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Jeremiah 25:11-14 NIV

11 This whole country will become a desolate wasteland, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

References for Jeremiah 25:11

12 “But when the seventy years are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon and his nation, the land of the Babylonians,a for their guilt,” declares the LORD, “and will make it desolate forever.

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13 I will bring on that land all the things I have spoken against it, all that are written in this book and prophesied by Jeremiah against all the nations.

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14 They themselves will be enslaved by many nations and great kings; I will repay them according to their deeds and the work of their hands.”

References for Jeremiah 25:14

Study tools for Jeremiah 25:11-14

  • a 25:9 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • b 25:12 - Or "Chaldeans"
  • c 25:18 - That is, their names to be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, to be seen by others as cursed
  • d 25:23 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
  • e 25:26 - "Sheshak" is a cryptogram for Babylon.
  • f 25:34 - Septuagint; Hebrew "fall and be shattered like fine pottery"
  • g 25:38 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 46:16 and 50:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "anger"