Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard, planted by the water; it was fruitful and full of branches because of plentiful waters.
Because you didn't serve the LORD your God with joy and a cheerful heart, even though [you had] an abundance of everything,
you will serve your enemies the LORD will send against you, in famine, thirst, nakedness, and a lack of everything. He will place an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.
The king of Babylon put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath. Thus Judah went into exile from its land.
These are the people Nebuchadnezzar deported: in the seventh year, 3,023 Jews;
in his eighteenth year, 832 people from Jerusalem;
in Nebuchadnezzar's twenty-third year, Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, deported 745 Jews. All together 4,600 people [were deported].
On the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month of the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Judah's King Jehoiachin, Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the [first] year of his reign, pardoned King Jehoiachin of Judah and released him from the prison.
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[A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.] God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for You; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.
God provides homes for those who are deserted. He leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious live in a scorched land.
Otherwise, I will strip her naked and expose her as she was on the day of her birth. I will make her like a desert and like a parched land, and I will let her die of thirst.