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Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all these nations round about, and will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and an hissing, and perpetual desolations.

Bible References


Jeremiah 1:15
For, lo, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, says LORD. And they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls of it round about, and
Jeremiah 5:15
Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, says LORD. It is a mighty nation. It is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou know not, nor understand what they say.
Jeremiah 6:1
Flee for safety, ye sons of Benjamin, out of the midst of Jerusalem. And blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and raise up a signal on Beth-haccherem. For evil looks forth from the north, and a great destruction.
Jeremiah 8:16
The snorting of his horses is heard from Dan. At the sound of the neighing of his strong ones the whole land trembles. For they have come, and have devoured the land and all that is in it, the city and those who dwell therein.
Leviticus 26:25
And I will bring a sword upon you that shall execute the vengeance of the covenant, and ye shall be gathered together within your cities. And I will send the pestilence among you, and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enem
Deuteronomy 28:45
And all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed, because thou hearkened not to the voice of LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee
Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is in the hand of LORD as the watercourses. He turns it wherever he will.
Isaiah 5:26
And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will whistle for them from the end of the earth, and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly.
Isaiah 10:5
Ho, Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!
Isaiah 39:7
And of thy sons who shall issue from thee, whom thou shall beget, they shall take away, and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.
Habakkuk 1:6
For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.


Jeremiah 27:6
And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant. And the beasts of the field I have also given him to serve him.
Jeremiah 40:2
And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, LORD thy God pronounced this evil upon this place,
Jeremiah 43:10
and say to them, Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will send and take Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will set his throne upon these stones that I have hid, and he shall spread his royal pavi
Isaiah 13:3
I have commanded my consecrated ones, yea, I have called my mighty men for my anger, even my proudly exulting ones.
Isaiah 44:28
who says of Cyrus, [He is] my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure, even saying of Jerusalem, She shall be built, and of the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.
Isaiah 45:1
Thus says LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held to subdue nations before him. And I will loose the loins of kings to open the doors before him. And the gates shall not be shut.
Ezekiel 29:18
Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyre. Every head was made bald, and every shoulder was worn, yet he had no wages, nor his army, from Tyre, for the service that he had serv


Jeremiah 25:17
Then I took the cup at LORD's hand, and made all the nations to drink, to whom LORD had sent me:
Jeremiah 27:3
And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the sons of Ammon, and to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon, by the hand of the messengers who come to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah.
Ezekiel 26:7
For thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will bring upon Tyre, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and a company, and many people.
Ezekiel 29:19
Therefore thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he shall carry off her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey. And it shall be the wages for his army.
Ezekiel 30:10
Thus says lord LORD: I will also make the multitude of Egypt to cease by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon.

An astonishment

Jeremiah 18:16
to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing, everyone who passes by it shall be astonished, and shake his head.
Jeremiah 24:9
I will even give them up to be tossed to and fro among all the kingdoms of the earth for evil, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places where I shall drive them.
1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them. And this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight. And Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

General references

Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? Did not LORD? He against whom we have sinned, and in whose ways they would not walk, nor were they obedient to his law.
Ezekiel 12:20
And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation. And ye shall know that I am LORD.
Ezekiel 15:6
Therefore thus says lord LORD: As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so I will give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 36:34
And the land that was desolate shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all who passed by.