As watching a field they were against her from round about; for she embittered against me, says Jehovah.
And to this people was a heart turning aside and perverse, and they turned aside and departed.
And it will be in the ninth year to his reigning, in the tenth month, in the tenth to the month, Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babel came, he, and all his strength, against Jerusalem, and he will encamp against it, and build a watch tower against her round about.
And they will be perverse, and they will rebel against thee, and they will cast thy law behind their back, and they killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them back to thee, and they will make great reproaches.
And thou wilt protract over them many years, and thou wilt testify against them by thy spirit in the hand of thy prophets: and they gave not ear, and thou wilt give them into the hand of the people of the lands.
And the daughter of Zion was left as a booth in a vineyard, as a lodge in a field of cucumbers, as a city besieged.
And if ye shall refuse and rebel, ye shall be eaten by the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah spake.
For this is a people of contradiction, sons of lies, sons who will not to hear the law of Jehovah.
I likened the daughter of Zion to her becoming and delicate
Jerusalem sinned a sin; for this she was for a removing: all honoring her despised her, for they saw her nakedness: also she sighed, and she will turn away behind.
Jehovah he is just: for I embittered his mouth: hear now, all ye peoples, and see my pain: my virgins and my chosen ones went into captivity.
And he will say to me, Son of man, I send thee to the sons of Israel, to rebellious nations who rebelled against me: they and their fathers transgressed against me even to this same day.
To thee, O Jehovah, justice, and to us shame of face, as this day to the men of Judah, and to those dwelling in Jerusalem, and to all Israel being near and being far off, in all the lands where thou didst thrust them there in their transgression which they transgressed against thee.
For the days shall come upon thee, and thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and keep thee together from all sides,
And when ye see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its devastation has drawn near.