22 The wind(A) will drive all your shepherds(B) away,
    and your allies(C) will go into exile.
Then you will be ashamed and disgraced(D)
    because of all your wickedness.
23 You who live in ‘Lebanon,[a](E)
    who are nestled in cedar buildings,
how you will groan when pangs come upon you,
    pain(F) like that of a woman in labor!

24 “As surely as I live,” declares the Lord, “even if you, Jehoiachin[b](G) son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, were a signet ring(H) on my right hand, I would still pull you off.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:23 That is, the palace in Jerusalem (see 1 Kings 7:2)
  2. Jeremiah 22:24 Hebrew Koniah, a variant of Jehoiachin; also in verse 28