9:24 If people want to boast, they should boast about this:
They should boast that they understand and know me.
They should boast that they know and understand
that I, the Lord, act out of faithfulness, fairness, and justice in the earth
and that I desire people to do these things,” 1
says the Lord.
11:22 So the Lord who rules over all 2 said, “I will surely 3 punish them! Their young men will be killed in battle. 4 Their sons and daughters will die of starvation.
1 tn Or “fairness and justice, because these things give me pleasure.” Verse 24 reads in Hebrew, “But let the one who brags brag in this: understanding and knowing me that I, the
2 tn Heb “Yahweh of armies.”
sn For the significance of the term see the notes at 2:19 and 7:3.
4 tn Heb “will die by the sword.” Here “sword” stands contextually for “battle” while “starvation” stands for death by starvation during siege.