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"Prophesy, then, and announce what I, the Sovereign LORD, am saying. When the neighboring nations captured and plundered the mountains of Israel, everyone made fun of Israel.
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Therefore prophesy, and say: Thus saith the Lord God: Because you have been desolate, and trodden under foot on every side, and made an inheritance to the rest of the nations, and are become the subject of the talk, and the reproach of the people:
Because [heb] Because for because
Ezekiel 13:10 Because they have deceived my people, saying: Peace, and there is no peace: and the people built up a wall, and they daubed it with dirt without straw.
Leviticus 26:43 Which when she shall be left by them, shall enjoy her sabbaths, being desolate for them. But they shall pray for their sins, because they rejected my judgments, and despised my laws.
they have made
Jeremiah 39:1-18 In the ninth year of Sedecias king of Juda, in the tenth month, came Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon, and all his army to Jerusalem, and they besieged it. . . .
Jeremiah 41:1-18 And it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ismahel the son of Nathanias, the son of Elisama of the royal blood, and the nobles of the king, and ten men with him, came to Godolias the son of Ahicam into Masphath: and they ate bread there together in Masphath. . . .
Jeremiah 52:1-34 Sedecias was one and twenty years old when he began to reign: and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem: and the name of his mother was Amital, the daughter of Jeremiah of Lobna. . . .
Lamentations 1:1-5:22 Aleph. How doth the city sit solitary that was full of people! how is the mistress of the Gentiles become as a widow: the princes of provinces made tributary! . . .
Psalm 35:25 Let them not say in their hearts: It is well, it is well, to our mind: neither let them say: We have swallowed him up.
Psalm 61:1 Unto the end, in hymns, for David.  Hear, O God, my supplication: be attentive to my prayer.
Proverbs 1:12 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoils.
Jeremiah 51:34 Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon hath eaten me up, he hath devoured me: he hath made me as an empty vessel: he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicate meats, and he hath cast me out.
Lamentations 2:2,5,16 Beth. The Lord hath cast down headlong, and hath not spared, all that was beautiful in Jacob: he hath destroyed in his wrath the strong holds of the virgin of Juda, and brought them down to the ground: he hath made the kingdom unclean, and the princes thereof. . . .
Deuteronomy 28:37 And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.
1 Kings 9:7,8 I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people. . . .
Psalm 44:13,14 Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them. . . .
Psalm 79:10 Lest they should say among the Gentiles: Where is their God? And let him be made known among the nations before our eyes, By the revenging the blood of thy servants, which hath been shed:
Jeremiah 18:16 That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.
Jeremiah 24:9 And I will deliver them up to vexation, and affliction, to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a reproach, and a byword, and a proverb, and to be a curse in all places, to which I have cast them out.
Jeremiah 33:24 Hast thou not seen what this people hath spoken, saying: The two families which the Lord had chosen, are cast off: and they have despised my people, so that it is no more a nation before them?
Lamentations 2:15 Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth?
Daniel 9:16 O Lord, against all thy justice: let thy wrath and thy indignation be turned away, I beseech thee, from thy city, Jerusalem, and from thy holy mountain. For by reason of our sins, and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem, and thy people, are a reproach to all that are round about us.
taken up in the lips of talkers.
Job 30:1-10 But now the younger in time scorn me, whose fathers I would not have set with the dogs of my flock: . . .
Psalm 35:15,16 But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not. . . .
Psalm 69:12 They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.
Matthew 27:39-44 And they that passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, . . .
1 Corinthians 4:13 We are blasphemed: and we entreat. We are made as the refuse of this world, the offscouring of all, even until now.
ContextA Prophecy to the Mountains of Israel
…2Thus saith the Lord God: Because the enemy hath said to you: Aha, the everlasting heights are given to us for an inheritance. 3Therefore prophesy, and say: Thus saith the Lord God: Because you have been desolate, and trodden under foot on every side, and made an inheritance to the rest of the nations, and are become the subject of the talk, and the reproach of the people:4Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God: Thus saith the Lord God to the mountains, and to the hills, to the brooks, and to the valleys, and to desolate places, and ruinous walls, and to the cities that are forsaken, that are spoiled, and derided by the rest of the nations round about.…
Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them.
Thou hast made us a reproach to our neighbours, a scoff and derision to them that are round about us.
The lions have roared upon him, and have made a noise, they have made his land a wilderness: his cities are burnt down, and there is none to dwell in them.
That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.
Sin. The lips of them that rise up against me: and their devices against me all the day.
And the cities that are now inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate: and you shall know that I am the Lord.
And you rose up against me with your mouth, and have derogated from me by your words: I have heard them.
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: In the fire of my zeal I have spoken of the rest of the nations, and of all Edom, who have taken my land to themselves, for an inheritance with joy, and with all the heart, and with the mind: and have cast it out to lay it waste.
But thou shalt not look on in the day of thy brother, in the day of his leaving his country: and thou shalt not rejoice over the children of Juda, in the day of their destruction: and thou shalt not magnify thy mouth in the day of distress.
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