I will summon(A) all the peoples of the north(B) and my servant(C) Nebuchadnezzar(D) king of Babylon,” declares the Lord, “and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy[a](E) them and make them an object of horror and scorn,(F) and an everlasting ruin.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 25:9 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

28 I will make the land a desolate waste, and her proud strength will come to an end, and the mountains(A) of Israel will become desolate so that no one will cross them.(B) 29 Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I have made the land a desolate(C) waste because of all the detestable things they have done.’(D)

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