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21 I spoke to you in your prosperity,
But you said, ‘I will not hear.’
(A)This has been your manner from your youth,
That you did not obey My voice.
22 The wind shall eat up all (B)your [a]rulers,
And your lovers shall go into captivity;
Surely then you will be ashamed and humiliated
For all your wickedness.
23 O inhabitant of Lebanon,
Making your nest in the cedars,
How gracious will you be when pangs come upon you,
Like (C)the pain of a woman in [b]labor?

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:22 Lit. shepherds
  2. Jeremiah 22:23 childbirth

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