22:1 The Lord told me, 1 “Go down 2 to the palace of the king of Judah. Give him a message from me there. 3 22:2 Say: ‘Listen, O king of Judah who follows in David’s succession. 4 You, your officials, and your subjects who pass through the gates of this palace must listen to what the Lord says. 5
1 tn The word “me “ is not in the text. It is, however, implicit and is supplied in the translation for clarity.
3 tn Heb “And speak there this word:” The translation is intended to eliminate an awkward and lengthy sentence.
4 tn Heb “who sits on David’s throne.”
5 tn Heb “Hear the word of the