33 A people that you do not know will eat what your land and labor produce, and you will have nothing but cruel oppression(A) all your days.(B)

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33 A nation whom you have not known shall eat (A)the fruit of your land and the produce of your labor, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually.

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38 Like a lion(A) he will leave his lair,
    and their land will become desolate(B)
because of the sword[a] of the oppressor(C)
    and because of the Lord’s fierce anger.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 25:38 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 46:16 and 50:16); most Hebrew manuscripts anger

38 He has left His lair like the lion;
For their land is desolate
Because of the fierceness of the Oppressor,
And because of His fierce anger.”

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Jerusalem

Woe to the city of oppressors,(A)
    rebellious(B) and defiled!(C)

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The Wickedness of Jerusalem

Woe to her who is rebellious and polluted,
To the oppressing city!

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