You shall say, (A)‘Hear the word of the Lord, (B)O kings of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I am bringing such disaster upon this place that (C)the ears of everyone who hears of it will tingle. (D)Because the people have forsaken me and have profaned this place by making offerings in it to other gods whom neither they nor their fathers nor the kings of Judah have known; (E)and because they have filled this place with the blood of innocents, (F)and have built the high places of Baal (G)to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, (H)which I did not command or decree, nor did it come into my mind— therefore, (I)behold, days are coming, declares the Lord, when this place shall no more be called Topheth, or (J)the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter.

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