You may write in the king’s name whatever pleases you(A) concerning the Jews, and seal it with the royal signet ring.(B) A document written in the king’s name and sealed with the royal signet ring cannot be revoked.”(C)

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23 You residents of Lebanon,
nestled among the cedars,
how you will groan[a] when labor pains come on you,
agony like a woman in labor.(A)

A Message concerning Coniah

24 “As I live,” says the Lord, “though you, Coniah[b](B) son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring(C) on My right hand, I would tear you from it. 25 In fact, I will hand you over to those you dread,(D) who want to take your life, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Chaldeans.

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  1. Jeremiah 22:23 LXX, Syr, Vg; MT reads will be pitied
  2. Jeremiah 22:24 = Jehoiachin

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