Jeremiah 21:1-6 NLT

1 The LORD spoke through Jeremiah when King Zedekiah sent Pashhur son of Malkijah and Zephaniah son of Maaseiah, the priest, to speak with him. They begged Jeremiah,
2 "Please ask the LORD to help us. King Nebuchadnezzar a of Babylon has begun his attack on Judah. Perhaps the LORD will be gracious and do a mighty miracle as he has done in the past. Perhaps he will force Nebuchadnezzar to withdraw his armies."

References for Jeremiah 21:2

    •  21:2 - Hebrew <I>Nebuchadrezzar,</I> a variant name for Nebuchadnezzar; also in 21:7.
      3 Jeremiah replied, "Go back to King Zedekiah and tell him,
      4 'This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I will make your weapons useless against the king of Babylon and the Babylonians b who are attacking you. Yes, I will bring your enemies right into the heart of this city.

      References for Jeremiah 21:4

        • € 21:4 - Or <I>Chaldeans;</I> also in 21:9.
          5 I myself will fight against you with great power, for I am very angry. You have made me furious!
          6 I will send a terrible plague upon this city, and both people and animals will die.