1 Then Yahweh said to Jeremiah, 'Go and buy a potter's earthenware jug. Take some of the people's elders and some of the senior priests with you.
Ezek 8:11-12 Isa 30:14 Jer 18:2-4 Lam 4:2 Num 11:16 1Chr 24:4-6 2Cor 4:7
2 Go out towards the Valley of Ben-Hinnom, just outside the Gate of the Potsherds. There proclaim the words I shall say to you.
Josh 15:8 2Kgs 23:10 2Chr 28:3 2Chr 33:6 Jer 7:31-32 Jer 32:35 Acts 5:20
3 You must say, "Kings of Judah, inhabitants of Jerusalem! Listen to the word of Yahweh! Yahweh Sabaoth, the God of Israel, says this: I am about to bring such a disaster on this place that the ears of every one who hears of it will ring.
1Sam 3:11 Jer 17:20 2Kgs 21:12-13 Isa 28:19 Jer 6:19 1Sam 4:16-18 Jer 13:18
4 For they have abandoned me and have made this place unrecognisable, and offered incense here to other gods which neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew before. They have filled this place with the blood of the innocent;
Jer 2:34 Deut 28:20 2Kgs 21:16 Isa 65:11 Jer 7:9 Jer 2:19 2Kgs 21:4-7
5 for they have built high places for Baal to burn their sons as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing I never ordered, never mentioned, that had never entered my thoughts.
Jer 32:35 Lev 18:21 Deut 12:31 Ps 106:37-38 2Kgs 17:17 Ezek 16:20-21 Num 22:41
6 So now the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when people will no longer call this place Topheth, or Valley of Ben-Hinnom, but Valley of Slaughter.
Josh 15:8 Isa 30:33 Jer 19:2 Jer 7:32-33 Jer 19:11
7 Because of this place, I shall empty Judah and Jerusalem of sound advice; I shall make them fall by the sword before their enemies, by the hand of those determined to kill them; I shall give their corpses as food to the birds of the sky and the animals of earth.
Lev 26:17 Jer 16:4 Deut 28:25-26 Isa 28:17-18 Jer 7:33 Jer 15:2 Jer 15:9
8 And I shall make this city an object of horror and derision; every passer-by will be appalled at it and whistle at the sight of all the wounds it has sustained.
Jer 18:16 1Kgs 9:8 Jer 49:13 2Chr 7:20-21 Jer 50:13 Zeph 2:15 Jer 9:9-11
9 I shall make them eat the flesh of their own sons and daughters: they will eat one another during the siege, in the shortage to which their enemies, and those determined to kill them, will reduce them."
Isa 9:20 Lam 4:10 Lev 26:29 Ezek 5:10 Deut 28:53-57 Lam 2:20 2Kgs 6:26-29
10 'You must break this jug in front of the men who are with you,
Jer 19:1 Jer 51:63-64 Jer 48:12
11 and say to them, "Yahweh Sabaoth says this: I am going to break this people and this city just as one breaks a potter's pot, so that it can never be mended again. "Topheth will become a burial ground, for lack of other burial space.
Ps 2:9 Isa 30:14 Lam 4:2 Rev 2:27 Jer 7:31-32 Jer 13:14 Jer 19:6
12 That is how I shall treat this place, Yahweh declares, and its inhabitants, by making this city like Topheth.
Jer 10:13 Jer 11:5
13 The houses of Jerusalem and those of the kings of Judah, all the houses on the roofs of which they offered incense to the whole array of heaven and poured libations to other gods, will be unclean, like this place Topheth." '
2Kgs 23:12 Jer 32:29 Jer 7:18 Zeph 1:5 Deut 4:19 2Kgs 23:10 Ezek 7:21-22
14 Jeremiah then came back from Topheth where Yahweh had sent him to prophesy, and stood in the court of the Temple of Yahweh and said to all the people,
Jer 26:2 2Chr 20:5 Jer 19:2-3 2Chr 24:20-21 Acts 5:20 Jer 17:19 Luke 21:37-38
15 'Yahweh Sabaoth, the God of Israel, says this, "Yes, on this city, and on all the towns belonging to it, I shall bring all the disaster which I had decreed for it, since they have stubbornly refused to listen to my words." '
Jer 7:26 Jer 17:23 Neh 9:29 2Chr 36:16-17 Jer 35:15-17 Neh 9:17 Acts 7:51-52