He burned the Lord’s temple, the king’s palace, all the houses of Jerusalem, and all the houses of the nobles.
Then the Chaldeans burned God’s temple.
A psalm of Asaph.
desecrated Your holy temple,
and turned Jerusalem into ruins.
Zion will be plowed like a field,
Jerusalem will become ruins,
and the hill of the temple mount
will be a thicket.
He burned the Lord’s temple,
with hatchets and picks.
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.
repudiated His sanctuary;
He has handed the walls of her palaces
over to the enemy.
They have raised a shout in the house of the Lord
as on the day of an appointed festival.
what I did to Shiloh I will do to the house that is called by My name
with spacious upper rooms.”
He will cut windows
and it will be paneled with cedar
and painted with vermilion.
I am about to give the command”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and I will bring them back to this city. They will fight against it, capture it, and burn it down.
The Chaldeans will then return and fight against this city. They will capture it and burn it down.
All your wives and sons will be brought out to the Chaldeans.
The Chaldeans next burned down the king’s palace and the people’s houses and tore down the walls of Jerusalem.
their detestable things.
Therefore, I have made these
into something filthy for them.
The word of the Lord came to me in the ninth year, in the tenth month, on the tenth day of the month:
‘Say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: I am about to desecrate My sanctuary, the pride of your power, the delight of your eyes, and the desire of your heart. Also, the sons and daughters you left behind will fall by the sword.
and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem.
this is the Lord’s declaration—
those who store up violence and destruction
in their citadels.
For the Lord commands:
and the small house to rubble.
and fire will consume your cedars.
Then He replied to them,
They also presented false witnesses who said, “This man does not stop speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.
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