19 The cities of [a]the South shall be shut up, and no man shall open them: all Judah shall be carried away captive: it shall be wholly carried away captive:

20 Lift up your eyes, and behold them that come from the North: where is the [b]flock that was given thee, even thy beautiful flock?

21 What wilt thou say when he shall visit thee? (for thou hast [c]taught them to be captains and as chief over thee) shall not sorrow take thee as a woman in travail?

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  1. Jeremiah 13:19 That is, of Judah, which lieth Southward from Babylon.
  2. Jeremiah 13:20 He asketh the king, where his people is become.
  3. Jeremiah 13:21 By seeking to strangers for help, thou hast made them skillful to fight against thee.

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