1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Jeremiah reproving the Jews' disobedience to the prophets, 8 foretelleth the seventy years' captivity, 12 and after that, the destruction of Babylon. 15 Under the type of a cup of wine he foresheweth the destruction of all nations. 34 The howling of the shepherds.
25:1 ¶ The word that hath been unto Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah,it [is] the first year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon,
25:2 Which Jeremiah the prophet hath spoken concerning all the people of Judah, even unto all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying:
25:3 'From the thirteenth year of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah, and unto this daythis three and twentieth yearhath the word of Jehovah been unto me, and I speak unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened;
25:6 And ye do not go after other gods to serve them, and to bow yourselves to them, nor do ye provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I do no evil to you;
25:9 Lo, I am sending, and have taken all the families of the northan affirmation of Jehovaheven unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and have brought them in against this land, and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations round about, and have devoted them, and appointed them for an astonishment, and for a hissing, and for wastes age-during.
25:10 And I have destroyed from them the voice of rejoicing, and the voice of joy, voice of bridegroom and voice of bride, noise of millstones, and the light of lamps.
25:11 And all this land hath been for a waste, for an astonishment, and these nations have served the king of Babylon seventy years.
25:12 ¶ 'And it hath come to pass, at the fulness of seventy years, I charge against the king of Babylon, and against that nationan affirmation of Jehovahtheir iniquity, and against the land of the Chaldeans, and have appointed it for desolations age-during.
25:13 And I have brought in on that land all My words that I have spoken against it, all that is written in this book, that Jeremiah hath prophesied concerning all the nations.
25:14 For laid service on themalso themhave many nations and great kings, and I have given recompence to them according to their doing, and according to the work of their hands.
25:16 And they have drunk, and shaken themselves and shewn themselves foolish, because of the sword that I am sending among them.
25:18 Jerusalem, and the cities of Judah, And its kings, its heads, To give them to waste, to astonishment, To hissing, and to reviling, as [at] this day.
25:19 Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, And his heads, and all his people,
25:20 And all the mixed people, And all the kings of the land of Uz, And all the kings of the land of the Philistines, And Ashkelon, and Gazzah, and Ekron, And the remnant of Ashdod,
25:21 Edom, and Moab, and the sons of Ammon,
25:22 And all the kings of Tyre, And all the kings of Zidon, And the kings of the isle that [is] beyond the sea,
25:23 Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, And all cutting the corners [of the beard],
25:24 And all the kings of Arabia, And all the kings of the mixed people, Who are dwelling in the wilderness,
25:25 And all the kings of Zimri, And all the kings of Elam, And all the kings of Media,
25:26 And all the kings of the north, The near and the far off, one unto another, And all the kingdoms of the earth, That [are] on the face of the ground, And king Sheshach drinketh after them.
25:29 For lo, in the city over which My name is called, I am beginning to do evil, And yeye are entirely acquitted! Ye are not acquitted, for a sword I am proclaiming, For all inhabitants of the land, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts.
25:30 And thou, thou dost prophesy unto them all these words, and hast said unto them: Jehovah from the high place doth roar, And from His holy habitation giveth forth His voice, He surely roareth for His habitation, A shout as of treaders down, God answereth all the inhabitants of the land,
25:31 Wasting hath come unto the end of the earth, For a controversy hath Jehovah with nations, He hath executed judgment for all flesh, The wicked! He hath given them to the sword, An affirmation of Jehovah.
25:33 And the pierced of Jehovah have been in that day, From the end of the earth even unto the end of the earth, They are not lamented, nor gathered, nor buried, For dung on the face of the ground they are.
25:34 ¶ Howl, ye shepherds, and cry, And roll yourselves, ye honourable of the flock, For full have been your days, For slaughtering, and [for] your scatterings, And ye have fallen as a desirable vessel.
25:35 And perished hath refuge from the shepherds, And escape from the honourable of the flock.
25:38 He hath forsaken, as a young lion, His covert, Surely their land hath become a desolation, Because of the oppressing fierceness, And because of the fierceness of His anger!
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