He handed the territory of nations over to them, and they took possession of what other peoples had produced,
“This is what the sovereign Lord says: This is Jerusalem; I placed her in the center of the nations with countries all around her.
They will be desolate among desolate lands, and their cities will be among ruined cities.
I will disturb
He wisely placed some of his many sons throughout the regions of Judah and Benjamin in the various fortified cities.
From earliest times, the prophets who preceded you and me invariably
David said to the whole Israelite assembly, “If you so desire and the Lord our God approves,
I will turn the land of Egypt into a desolation in the midst of desolate lands; for forty years her cities will lie desolate in the midst of ruined cities. I will scatter Egypt among the nations and disperse them among foreign countries.