For this is what the Lord says: ‘I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; with your own eyes(A) you will see them fall by the sword of their enemies. I will give(B) all Judah into the hands of the king of Babylon, who will carry(C) them away to Babylon or put them to the sword.

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30 in his twenty-third year,

745 Jews taken into exile(A) by Nebuzaradan the commander of the imperial guard.

There were 4,600 people in all.(B)

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After affliction and harsh labor,
    Judah has gone into exile.(A)
She dwells among the nations;
    she finds no resting place.(B)
All who pursue her have overtaken her(C)
    in the midst of her distress.

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