19 He shall be buried, as an ass [a]is buried, even drawn and cast forth without the gates of Jerusalem.

20 ¶ Go up to [b]Lebanon, and cry: shout in [c]Bashan, and cry by the passages: for all thy lovers are destroyed.

21 I spake unto thee when thou wast in prosperity: but thou saidest, I will not hear, this hath been thy manner from thy youth, that thou wouldest not obey my voice.

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  1. Jeremiah 22:19 Not honorably among his fathers, but as carrions are cast in a hole, because their stink should not infect, read 2 Kings 24:9. Josephus Antiquities 10:8, writeth that the enemy slew him in the city and commanded him to be cast before the walls unburied, see Jer. 36:30.
  2. Jeremiah 22:20 To call to the Assyrians for help.
  3. Jeremiah 22:20 For this was the way out of India to Assyria, whereby is meant that all help should fail: for the Chaldeans have subdued both them and the Egyptians.

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