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Message to the Sons of Josiah
For thus says the LORD concerning Shallum the son of Josiah, king of Judah, who reigned instead of Josiah his father, and
who went away from this place: "He shall return here no more,
Jeremiah 22:11 In-Context
And they will answer, "Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and worshiped other gods and served them."'"
Weep not for him who is dead, nor grieve for him, but weep bitterly for him who goes away, for he shall return no more to see his native land.
For thus says the LORD concerning Shallum the son of Josiah, king of Judah, who reigned instead of Josiah his father, and who went away from this place: "He shall return here no more,
but in the place where they have carried him captive, there shall he die, and he shall never see this land again."
"Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms by injustice, who makes his neighbor serve him for nothing and does not give him his wages,
2 Kings 23:34
2 Chronicles 36:4
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