So My fierce wrath poured out and burned in Judah’s cities and Jerusalem’s streets(A) so that they became the desolate ruin they are today.

“So now, this is what the Lord, the God of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Why are you doing such great harm to yourselves? You are cutting off man and woman, child and infant(B) from Judah, leaving yourselves without a remnant. You are provoking Me to anger by the work of your hands. You are burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt where you have gone to live for a while. As a result, you will be cut off and become an object of cursing and insult among all the nations of earth.(C)

Read full chapter