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19 
[a]He shall be buried with the burial of a donkey—
Dragged off and thrown out beyond the gates of Jerusalem.
20 
“Go up [north] to Lebanon and cry out,
And raise your voice in [the hills of] Bashan [across the Jordan];
Cry out also from [b]Abarim,
For all your lovers (allies) have been destroyed.(A)
21 
“I spoke to you in your [times of] prosperity,
But you said, ‘I will not listen!’
This has been your attitude and practice from your youth;
You have not obeyed My voice.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:19 Jehoiakim was killed during Babylon’s second attack. His body was desecrated and thrown out as food for scavengers.
  2. Jeremiah 22:20 A range of mountains southeast of Palestine.

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