Jeremiah 6:1-6 NIV

Jerusalem Under Siege

1 “Flee for safety, people of Benjamin! Flee from Jerusalem! Sound the trumpet in Tekoa! Raise the signal over Beth Hakkerem! For disaster looms out of the north, even terrible destruction.

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2 I will destroy Daughter Zion, so beautiful and delicate.

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3 Shepherds with their flocks will come against her; they will pitch their tents around her, each tending his own portion.”

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4 “Prepare for battle against her! Arise, let us attack at noon! But, alas, the daylight is fading, and the shadows of evening grow long.

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5 So arise, let us attack at night and destroy her fortresses!”
6 This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Cut down the trees and build siege ramps against Jerusalem. This city must be punished; it is filled with oppression.

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