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Jeremiah 19:6

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19:6 So I, the Lord, say: 1  “The time will soon come that people will no longer call this place Topheth or the Hinnom Valley. But they will call this valley 2  the Valley of Slaughter!

Jeremiah 7:32

Context
7:32 So, watch out!” 3  says the Lord. “The time will soon come when people will no longer call those places Topheth or the Valley of Ben Hinnom. But they will call that valley 4  the Valley of Slaughter and they will bury so many people in Topheth they will run out of room. 5 

1 tn This phrase (Heb “Oracle of the Lord”) has been handled this way on several occasions when it occurs within first person addresses where the Lord is the speaker. See, e.g., 16:16; 17:24; 18:6.

2 tn Heb “it will no longer be called to this place Topheth or the Valley of Ben Hinnom but the Valley of Slaughter.”

sn See Jer 7:31-32 for an almost word for word repetition of vv. 5-6.

3 tn Heb “Therefore, behold!”

4 tn Heb “it will no longer be said ‘Topheth’ or ‘the Valley of Ben Hinnom’ but ‘the valley of slaughter.’

5 tn Heb “And they will bury in Topheth so there is not room.”



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