“If in spite of all this you still refuse to listen and still remain hostile toward me,
then I will give full vent to my hostility. I myself will punish you seven times over for your sins.
Then you will eat the flesh of your own sons and daughters.
I will destroy your pagan shrines and knock down your places of worship. I will leave your lifeless corpses piled on top of your lifeless idols, and I will despise you.
References for Leviticus 26:30
I will make your cities desolate and destroy your places of pagan worship. I will take no pleasure in your offerings that should be a pleasing aroma to me.
Yes, I myself will devastate your land, and your enemies who come to occupy it will be appalled at what they see.
I will scatter you among the nations and bring out my sword against you. Your land will become desolate, and your cities will lie in ruins.
Then at last the land will enjoy its neglected Sabbath years as it lies desolate while you are in exile in the land of your enemies. Then the land will finally rest and enjoy the Sabbaths it missed.
As long as the land lies in ruins, it will enjoy the rest you never allowed it to take every seventh year while you lived in it.
“And for those of you who survive, I will demoralize you in the land of your enemies. You will live in such fear that the sound of a leaf driven by the wind will send you fleeing. You will run as though fleeing from a sword, and you will fall even when no one pursues you.
Though no one is chasing you, you will stumble over each other as though fleeing from a sword. You will have no power to stand up against your enemies.
You will die among the foreign nations and be devoured in the land of your enemies.
Those of you who survive will waste away in your enemies’ lands because of their sins and the sins of their ancestors.
“But at last my people will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors for betraying me and being hostile toward me.
When I have turned their hostility back on them and brought them to the land of their enemies, then at last their stubborn hearts will be humbled, and they will pay for their sins.
Then I will remember my covenant with Jacob and my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land.
For the land must be abandoned to enjoy its years of Sabbath rest as it lies deserted. At last the people will pay for their sins, for they have continually rejected my regulations and despised my decrees.
“But despite all this, I will not utterly reject or despise them while they are in exile in the land of their enemies. I will not cancel my covenant with them by wiping them out, for I am the LORD their God.
For their sakes I will remember my ancient covenant with their ancestors, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of all the nations, that I might be their God. I am the LORD .”