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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 behold me calling to all the families of the kingdoms of the north, says Jehovah; and they came, and gave a man his throne at the opening of the gates of Jerusalem, and upon all her walls round about and upon all the cities of Judah.
Jeremiah 5:15
Behold me bringing upon you a nation from far off, O house of Israel, says Jehovah: it is a nation of strength, it is a nation of old, a nation thou wilt not know its tongue, and thou shalt not hear what it will speak.
Jeremiah 6:1
Be strong, ye sons of Benjamin, from the midst of Jerusalem, and in Tekoa strike the trumpet, and lift up a lifting up upon the house of the vineyard, for evil overhung from the north, and great breaking.
Jeremiah 8:16
From Dan was heard the snorting of his horses; from the voice of the neighings of his strong ones all the land trembled: and they will come and cut up the land, and its fulness; the city and those dwelling in it
Leviticus 26:25
And I brought upon you the sword to avenge vengeance of the covenant: and ye were gathered into your cities and I sent death in the midst of you, and ye were given into the hand of the enemy.
Deuteronomy 28:45
And all these curses came upon thee and pursued thee and overtook thee, till he destroyed thee; for thou heardst not to the voice of Jehovah thy God, to watch his commands and his laws which he commanded thee.
Proverbs 21:1
Steams of waters the heart of the king, in the hand of Jehovah: upon all which he shall delight in he will turn it
Isaiah 5:26
And he lifted up a signal to the nations from far off, and he hissed to them from the extremity of the earth; and behold, they shall come swift from haste.
Isaiah 10:5
Wo to Assur the rod of mine anger, and that rod in their hand, my wrath.
Isaiah 39:7
And from thy sons that shall come forth from thee which thou shalt beget, they shall take; and they were eunuchs in the temple of the king of Babel.
Habakkuk 1:6
For behold me raising up the Chaldeans, the nation bitter and hasty, going upon the wide places of the land to possess the dwelling not to him.


Jeremiah 27:6
And now I gave all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant; and also the beasts of the field gave I to him to serve him.
Jeremiah 40:2
And the chief of the cooks will take to Jeremiah and say to him, Jehovah thy God spake this evil against this place.
Jeremiah 43:10
And say to them, Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Behold me sending and I took Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant, and I set his throne from above these stones which I hid; and he spread his tapestry upon them.
Isaiah 13:3
I commanded to the consecrated, also I called the strong ones for mine anger, those exulting in my lifting up.
Isaiah 44:28
Saying to Cyrus, My shepherd, and he shall complete all my delight: and saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and the temple shall be founded.
Isaiah 45:1
Thus said Jehovah to his Messiah, to Cyrus whom I held by his right hand to bring down nations before him; and I will loosen the loins of kings to open before him the doors; and the gates shall not be shut
Ezekiel 29:18
Son of man, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel caused his army to serve a great service against Tyre: every head being made bald, and every shoulder made smooth: and wages were not to him and to his army from Tyre for the service that he served against her.


Jeremiah 25:17
And I shall take the cup from the hand of Jehovah, and I shall cause all the nations. which Jehovah sent me to them to drink.
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 Zidon, by the hand of messengers coming to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah;
Ezekiel 26:7
For thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me bringing upon Tyre Nebuchadezzar king of Babel, from the north, a king of kings, with horse and with chariot, and with horsemen, and a convocation, and much people.
Ezekiel 29:19
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me giving to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, the land of Egypt; and he lifted up her multitude, and he spoiled her spoil and plundered her plunder, and it was the wages to his army.
Ezekiel 30:10
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: and I caused the multitude of Egypt to cease by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel.

An astonishment

Jeremiah 18:16
To set their land for a desolation, eternal hissings; every one passing over it shall be astonished and shall shake with his head.
Jeremiah 24:9
And I gave them for maltreatment, and for evil to all the kingdoms of the earth, for a reproach and for a parable, and for a derision, and for a curse in, all the places which I shall thrust them away there.
1 Kings 9:7
And I cut off Israel from the face of the earth which I gave to them and the house which I consecrated to my name I will cast out from my face; and Israel was for a parable and for a derision among all peoples.

General references

Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob for a treading down, and Israel for spoils? did not Jehovah against whom we sinned? and they would not go in his ways and they heard not to his laws.
Ezekiel 12:20
And the cities being inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation; and they knew that I am Jehovah.
Ezekiel 15:6
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: As the tree of the vine upon the tree of the forest which I gave it to the fire for consuming, thus I gave the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 36:34
And the desolate land shall be worked instead of its being a desolation before the eyes of all passing by.