1 The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh when King Zedekiah sent Pashhur son of Malchiah to him, with the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah, to say this,
Jer 29:25 Jer 37:3 Jer 38:1 Jer 52:24 1Chr 9:12 2Kgs 24:17-18 2Kgs 25:18-21
2 'Please consult Yahweh for us, since Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon is making war on us: perhaps Yahweh will work one of his many miracles for us and force him to withdraw.'
Jer 37:3 Ezek 20:1-3 Jer 37:7 1Sam 28:15 Jer 42:4-6 Judg 20:27 Ps 44:1-4
3 Jeremiah said to them, 'Take this answer to Zedekiah,
4 "Yahweh, God of Israel, says this: I shall bring back the weapons of war which you are now carrying, and with which you are fighting the king of Babylon and the Chaldaeans now besieging you; from outside the walls, I shall stack them in the centre of this city.
Jer 32:5 Jer 37:8-10 Isa 5:5 Isa 13:4 Jer 33:5 Jer 38:17-18 Jer 38:2-3
5 And I shall fight against you myself with outstretched hand and mighty arm, in anger, fury and great wrath.
Exod 6:6 Isa 5:25 Isa 63:10 Jer 32:17 Exod 9:15 Isa 9:17 Isa 9:21
6 I shall strike down the inhabitants of this city, human and animal; they will die of a great plague.
Ezek 14:13 Ezek 14:17 Ezek 14:19 Ezek 14:21 Hos 4:3 Isa 6:11 Jer 12:3-4
7 Then, Yahweh declares, I shall deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials, the people and those of this city who have escaped the plague, the sword, or the famine, into the clutches of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, into the clutches of their enemies and into the clutches of those determined to kill them; mercilessly, relentlessly, pitilessley, he will put them to the sword."
Jer 37:17 2Kgs 25:5-7 Hab 1:6-10 Ezek 7:9 Ezek 17:20-21 2Kgs 25:18-21 Deut 28:50
8 'And you must say to this people, "Yahweh says this: Look, I offer you a choice between the way of life and the way of death.
Deut 30:19 Deut 30:15 Isa 1:19-20 Deut 11:26
9 Anyone who stays in this city will die by sword, by famine, or by plague; but anyone who leaves it and surrenders to the Chaldaeans now besieging you will live; he will escape with his life.
Jer 38:2 Jer 39:18 Jer 45:5 Jer 38:17-23 Jer 27:13 Jer 14:12 Jer 21:7
10 For I am determined on disaster, and not prosperity, for this city, Yahweh declares. It will be handed over to the king of Babylon, and he will burn it down." '
Jer 44:11 Amos 9:4 Jer 44:27 Jer 52:13 2Chr 36:19 Ezek 15:7 Jer 34:2
11 To the royal House of Judah. Listen to the word of Yahweh,
Jer 13:18 Jer 17:20 Mic 3:1
12 House of David! Yahweh says this: Each morning give fair judgement, rescue anyone who has been wronged from the hands of his oppressor, or else my wrath will leap out like a fire, it will burn and no one will be able to quench it, because of the wickedness of your actions.
Isa 1:17 Jer 4:4 Isa 1:31 Jer 22:2-3 Jer 36:7 Prov 31:8-9 Ps 101:8
13 My quarrel is with you, resident of the valley, Rock-in-the-Plain, Yahweh declares, with you that say, 'Who would dare attack us and enter our lairs?'
Ezek 13:8 Lam 4:12 Obad 1:3-4 Ps 125:2 2Sam 5:6-7 Isa 22:1 Jer 23:30-32
14 I shall punish you as your actions deserve, Yahweh declares, I shall set fire to its forest and it will devour all around it.
Isa 3:10-11 2Chr 36:19 Jer 32:19 Jer 52:13 Prov 1:31 Ezek 20:46-48 Isa 10:18-19