19 Because your heart was responsive and you humbled(A) yourself before the Lord when you heard what I have spoken against this place and its people—that they would become a curse[a](B) and be laid waste(C)—and because you tore your robes and wept in my presence, I also have heard you, declares the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 22:19 That is, their names would be used in cursing (see Jer. 29:22); or, others would see that they are cursed.

18 I will pursue them with the sword, famine and plague and will make them abhorrent(A) to all the kingdoms of the earth, a curse[a](B) and an object of horror,(C) of scorn(D) and reproach, among all the nations where I drive them.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 29:18 That is, their names will be used in cursing (see verse 22); or, others will see that they are cursed.