10 “Then you are to break the (A)jar in the sight of the men who accompany you, 11 and say to them, ‘This is what the Lord of armies says: “To the same extent I will (B)break this people and this city, just as one breaks a potter’s vessel, which cannot again be repaired; and they will (C)bury their dead in Topheth, [a]because there is no other place for burial.

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  1. Jeremiah 19:11 Or until there is no place left to bury

28 Is this man Coniah a despised, shattered jar?
Or is he an (A)undesirable vessel?
Why have he and his descendants been (B)hurled out
And cast into a (C)land that they had not known?

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34 Wail, you shepherds, and cry out;
(A)Wallow in the dust, you masters of the flock;
For the days of your (B)slaughter and your dispersions [a]have come,
And you will fall like a precious vessel.

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  1. Jeremiah 25:34 Lit are full