Yes, your land lies in ruins; it is desolate and devastated. 1 But now you will be too small to hold your residents, and those who devoured you will be far away.
King Zedekiah of Judah will not escape from the Babylonians. 1 He will certainly be handed over to the king of Babylon. He must answer personally to the king of Babylon and confront him face to face. 2
For you can be confident of this one thing: 1 that no person who is immoral, impure, or greedy (such a person is an idolater) has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
Naaman went away angry. He said, “Look, I thought for sure he would come out, stand there, invoke the name of the Lord his God, wave his hand over the area, and cure the skin disease.
“Therefore, as surely as I live, says the sovereign Lord, because you defiled my sanctuary with all your detestable idols and with all your abominable practices, I will withdraw; my eye will not pity you, nor will I spare 1 you.
“This is what you must say to them, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: As surely as I live, those living in the ruins will die 1 by the sword, those in the open field I will give to the wild beasts for food, and those who are in the strongholds and caves will die of disease.
The man 1 replied, “Who made you a ruler 2 and a judge over us? Are you planning 3 to kill me like you killed that 4 Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid, thinking, 5 “Surely what I did 6 has become known.”
Then David said to Abiathar, “I knew that day when Doeg the Edomite was there that he would certainly tell Saul! I am guilty 1 of all the deaths in your father’s house!
Now David had been thinking, 1 “In vain I guarded everything that belonged to this man in the desert. I didn’t take anything from him. But he has repaid my good with evil.
Now the advisers 1 of the king of Syria said to him: “Their God is a god of the mountains. That’s why they overpowered us. But if we fight them in the plains, we will certainly overpower them.
you say, ‘I have not done anything wrong, so the Lord cannot really be angry with me any more.’ But, watch out! 1 I will bring down judgment on you because you say, ‘I have not committed any sin.’
You yourself will not escape his clutches, but will certainly be captured and handed over to him. You must confront the king of Babylon face to face and answer to him personally. 1 Then you must go to Babylon.
Suppose I tell the righteous that he will certainly live, but he becomes confident in his righteousness and commits iniquity. None of his righteous deeds will be remembered; because of the iniquity he has committed he will die.