11 '1This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon 2seventy years.

Babylon Will Be Judged

12 'Then it will be 3when seventy years are completed I will 4punish the king of Babylon and that nation,' declares the LORD, 'for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans; and 5I will make it an everlasting desolation.
13 'I will bring upon that land all My words which I have pronounced against it, all that is written in 6this book which Jeremiah has prophesied against 7all the nations.
14 '(For 8many nations and great kings will make slaves of them, even them; and I will 9recompense them according to their deeds and according to the work of their hands.)' "