12:13 But I will throw my net over him, and he will be caught in my snare. I will bring him to Babylon, the land of the Chaldeans 1 (but he will not see it), 2 and there he will die. 3
13:21 I will tear off your headbands and rescue my people from your power; 4 they will no longer be prey in your hands. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
17:20 I will throw my net over him and he will be caught in my snare; I will bring him to Babylon and judge him there because of the unfaithfulness he committed against me.
1 tn Or “Babylonians” (NCV, NLT).
sn The Chaldeans were a group of people in the country south of Babylon from which Nebuchadnezzar came. The Chaldean dynasty his father established became the name by which the Babylonians are regularly referred to in the book of Jeremiah, while Jeremiah’s contemporary, Ezekiel, uses both terms.
4 tn Heb “from your hand(s).” This refers to their power over the people.