22 The wind shall feed all thy pastors, [a]and thy lovers shall go into captivity: and then shalt thou be ashamed and confounded of all thy wickedness.

23 Thou that dwellest in Lebanon, and makest thy nest in the [b]cedars, how beautiful shalt thou be when sorrows come upon thee, as the sorrow of a woman in travail?

24 As I live, saith the Lord, though [c]Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, were the signet of my right hand, yet would I pluck thee thence.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:22 Both thy governors and they that should help thee, shall vanish away as wind.
  2. Jeremiah 22:23 Thou that art built of the fair Cedar trees of Lebanon.
  3. Jeremiah 22:24 Who was called Jehoiachin, or Jeconiah, whom he calleth here Coniah in contempt, who thought his kingdom could never depart from him, because he came of the stock of David, and therefore for the promise sake could not be taken from his house: but he abused God’s promise, and therefore was justly deprived of the kingdom.

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