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29 For look, on the city that is called by[a] my name I am beginning to inflict harm, and you indeed, will you go unpunished? You will not go unpunished, for I am summoning a sword against all the inhabitants of the earth,” declares[b] Yahweh of hosts.’

30 And you yourself shall prophesy against them all these words, and you shall say to them:

‘Yahweh will roar from on high,
    and from his holy dwelling place[c] he will give his voice.
He will roar mightily against his settlement,
    a jubilant shout like those who tread grapes,
he will answer against all the inhabitants of the earth.
31 The rage of battle will resound to the end of the earth,
    for there is a lawsuit of Yahweh against the nations.
He is entering into judgment with all wicked flesh,
    he will give them to the sword,’ declares[d] Yahweh.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 25:29 Literally “on it”
  2. Jeremiah 25:29 Literally “a declaration of”
  3. Jeremiah 25:30 Literally “the dwelling place of his holiness”
  4. Jeremiah 25:31 Literally “a declaration of”

29 See, I am beginning to bring disaster(A) on the city that bears my Name,(B) and will you indeed go unpunished?(C) You will not go unpunished, for I am calling down a sword(D) on all(E) who live on the earth,(F) declares the Lord Almighty.’

30 “Now prophesy all these words against them and say to them:

“‘The Lord will roar(G) from on high;
    he will thunder(H) from his holy dwelling(I)
    and roar mightily against his land.
He will shout like those who tread(J) the grapes,
    shout against all who live on the earth.
31 The tumult(K) will resound to the ends of the earth,
    for the Lord will bring charges(L) against the nations;
he will bring judgment(M) on all(N) mankind
    and put the wicked to the sword,(O)’”
declares the Lord.

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