I will make it a wasteland,(A)
    neither pruned nor cultivated,
    and briers and thorns(B) will grow there.
I will command the clouds
    not to rain(C) on it.”

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11 “I will make Jerusalem a heap(A) of ruins,
    a haunt of jackals;(B)
and I will lay waste the towns of Judah(C)
    so no one can live there.”(D)

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11 It will be made a wasteland,(A)
    parched and desolate before me;(B)
the whole land will be laid waste
    because there is no one who cares.

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11 This whole country will become a desolate wasteland,(A) and these nations will serve(B) the king of Babylon seventy years.(C)

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Why do you prophesy in the Lord’s name that this house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate and deserted?”(A) And all the people crowded(B) around Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.

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10 “This is what the Lord says: ‘You say about this place, “It is a desolate waste, without people or animals.”(A) Yet in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are deserted,(B) inhabited by neither people nor animals, there will be heard once more

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22 I am going to give the order, declares the Lord, and I will bring them back to this city. They will fight against it, take(A) it and burn(B) it down. And I will lay waste(C) the towns of Judah so no one can live there.”

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22 When the Lord could no longer endure(A) your wicked actions and the detestable things you did, your land became a curse(B) and a desolate waste(C) without inhabitants, as it is today.(D)

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