The [a]lion is come up from his den, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is departed, and gone forth of his place to lay thy land waste, and thy cities shall be destroyed without an inhabitant.

Wherefore gird you with sackcloth: lament, and howl, for the fierce wrath of the Lord is not turned back from us.

And in that day, saith the Lord, the heart of the king shall perish, and the heart of the princes and the Priests shall be astonished, and the [b]Prophets shall wonder.

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  1. Jeremiah 4:7 Meaning, Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon, 2 Kings 24:1.
  2. Jeremiah 4:9 That is, the false prophets, which still prophesied peace and security.

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