Jeremiah 21:13
Good News Translation
You, Jerusalem, are sitting high above the valleys, like a rock rising above the plain. But I will fight against you. You say that no one can attack you or break through your defenses.

Contemporary English Version
Jerusalem, from your mountaintop you look out over the valleys and think you are safe. But I, the LORD, am angry,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold I come to thee that dwellest in a valley upon a rock above a plain, saith the Lord: and you say: Who shall strike us and who shall enter into our houses?

New American Bible
Beware! I am against you, Ruler of the Valley, Rock of the Plain —oracle of the LORD. You say, “Who will attack us, who can storm our defenses?”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold I come to thee that dwellest in a valley upon a rock above a plain, saith the Lord: and you say: Who shall strike us and who shall enter into our houses?

I am.

Jeremiah 21:5 And I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand, and with a strong arm, and in fury, and in indignation, and in great wrath.

Jeremiah 23:30-32 Therefore behold I am against the prophets, saith the Lord: who steal my words every one from his neighbour. . . .

Jeremiah 50:31 Behold I come against thee, O proud one, saith the Lord the God of hosts: for thy day is come, the time of thy visitation.

Jeremiah 51:25 Behold I come against thee, thou destroying mountain, saith the Lord, which corruptest the whole earth: and I will stretch out my hand upon thee, and will roll thee down from the rocks, and will make thee a burnt mountain.

Exodus 13:8,20 And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: This is what the Lord did to me when I came forth out of Egypt. . . .

inhabitant.

Psalm 125:2 In Jerusalem. Mountains are round about it: so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth now and for ever.

Isaiah 22:1 The burden of the valley of vision. What aileth thee also, that thou too art wholly gone up to the housetops?

who

Jeremiah 7:4 Trust not in lying words, saying: The temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, it is the temple of the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:4,5,16 Why gloriest thou in the valleys? thy valley hath flowed away, O delicate daughter, that hast trusted in thy treasures, and hast said: Who shall come to me? . . .

2 Samuel 5:6,7 And the king and all the men that were with him went to Jerusalem to the Jebusites the inhabitants of the land: and they said to David: Thou shalt not come in hither unless thou take away the blind and the lame that say: David shall not come in hither. . . .

Lamentations 4:12 Lamed. The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world would not have believed, that the adversary and the enemy should enter in by the gates of Jerusalem.

Micah 3:11 You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Context
Message to the House of David
12O house of David, thus saith the Lord: Judge ye judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is oppressed by violence out of the hand of the oppressor: lest my indignation go forth like a fire, and be kindled, and there be none to quench it, because of the evil of your ways. 13Behold I come to thee that dwellest in a valley upon a rock above a plain, saith the Lord: and you say: Who shall strike us and who shall enter into our houses?14But I will visit upon you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the Lord: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof: and it shall devour all things round about it.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 5:6
And the king and all the men that were with him went to Jerusalem to the Jebusites the inhabitants of the land: and they said to David: Thou shalt not come in hither unless thou take away the blind and the lame that say: David shall not come in hither.

2 Samuel 5:7
But David took the castle of Sion, the same is the city of David.

Psalm 125:2
In Jerusalem. Mountains are round about it: so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth now and for ever.

Isaiah 22:1
The burden of the valley of vision. What aileth thee also, that thou too art wholly gone up to the housetops?

Jeremiah 23:30
Therefore behold I am against the prophets, saith the Lord: who steal my words every one from his neighbour.

Jeremiah 49:4
Why gloriest thou in the valleys? thy valley hath flowed away, O delicate daughter, that hast trusted in thy treasures, and hast said: Who shall come to me?

Jeremiah 50:31
Behold I come against thee, O proud one, saith the Lord the God of hosts: for thy day is come, the time of thy visitation.

Lamentations 4:12
Lamed. The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world would not have believed, that the adversary and the enemy should enter in by the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 5:8
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, and I myself will execute judgments in the midst of thee in the sight of the Gentiles.

Ezekiel 13:8
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because you have spoken vain things, and have seen lies: therefore behold I come against you, saith the Lord God.

Ezekiel 21:3
And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, and I will draw forth my sword out of its sheath, and will cut off in thee the just, and the wicked.

Ezekiel 34:10
Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I myself come upon the shepherds, I will require my flock at their hand, and I will cause them to cease from feeding the flock any more, neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more: and I will deliver my flock from their mouth, and it shall no more be meat for them.

Obadiah 1:3
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.

Nahum 2:13
Behold I come against thee, saith the Lord of hosts, and I will burn thy chariots even to smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey out of the land, and the voice of thy messengers shall be heard no more.

Additional Translations
Behold, I am against you, Jerusalem, you who sit above the valley, atop the rocky plateau—declares the LORD—you who say, “Who can come against us? Who can enter our habitations?”Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, said the LORD; which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and of the rock of the plain, saith Jehovah; you that say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Behold, I am against thee that dwellest in the valley of Sor; in the plain country, even against them that say, Who shall alarm us? or who shall enter into our habitation?

Behold, I am against thee, inhabitress of the valley, the rock of the plain, saith Jehovah; ye that say, Who shall come down against us, or who shall enter into our dwellings?

Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and of the rock of the plain, saith the LORD; ye which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, saith the LORD; who say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, [and] of the rock of the plain, says Yahweh; you that say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Lo, I am against thee -- an affirmation of Jehovah, O inhabitant of the valley, rock of the plain, Who are saying, Who cometh down against us? And who cometh into our habitations?
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