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JER 21:7 And afterward, saith the LORD, I will deliver Zedekiah king of
Judah, and his servants, and the people, and such as are left in this
city from the pestilence, from the sword, and from the famine, into the
hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their
enemies, and into the hand of those that seek their life: and he shall
smite them with the edge of the sword; he shall not spare them, neither
have pity, nor have mercy.
JER 21:8 And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD;
Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.
JER 21:9 He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword, and by
the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth out, and falleth to
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