then I will make this house like Shiloh(A) and this city a curse[a](B) among all the nations of the earth.’”

The priests, the prophets and all the people heard Jeremiah speak these words in the house of the Lord. But as soon as Jeremiah finished telling all the people everything the Lord had commanded(C) him to say, the priests, the prophets and all the people seized(D) him and said, “You must die!(E) Why do you prophesy in the Lord’s name that this house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate and deserted?”(F) And all the people crowded(G) around Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 26:6 That is, its name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that it is cursed.