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22 The wind shall eat up all (A)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 (B)the pain of a woman in [b]labor?

Message to Coniah

24 As I live,” says the Lord, (C)“though [c]Coniah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, (D)were the [d]signet on My right hand, yet I would pluck you off;

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:22 Lit. shepherds
  2. Jeremiah 22:23 childbirth
  3. Jeremiah 22:24 Or Jeconiah or Jehoiachin
  4. Jeremiah 22:24 signet ring