21:10 For I, the Lord, say that 1 I am determined not to deliver this city but to bring disaster on it. 2 It will be handed over to the king of Babylon and he will destroy it with fire.’” 3
32:28 Therefore I, the Lord, say: 4 ‘I will indeed hand 5 this city over to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and the Babylonian army. 6 They will capture it.
34:2 The Lord God of Israel told Jeremiah 7 to go and give King Zedekiah of Judah a message. He told Jeremiah 8 to tell him, “The Lord says, ‘I am going to 9 hand this city over to the king of Babylon and he will burn it down.
37:8 Then the Babylonian forces 10 will return. They will attack the city and will capture it and burn it down.
1 tn Heb “oracle of the
2 tn Heb “I have set my face against this city for evil [i.e., disaster] and not for good [i.e., well-being].” For the use of the idiom “set one’s face against/toward” see, e.g., usage in 1 Kgs 2:15; 2 Kgs 2:17; Jer 42:15, 17 and note the interesting interplay of usage in Jer 44:11-12.
3 tn Heb “he will burn it with fire.”
4 tn Heb “Thus says the
5 tn Heb “Behold, I will give this city into the hand of…”
7 tn Heb “told him”; the referent (Jeremiah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
8 tn Heb “told him”; the referent (Jeremiah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
9 tn Heb 34:1 “The word which came to Jeremiah from the