Jeremiah 22:8
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New International Version
"People from many nations will pass by this city and will ask one another, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this great city?'


New American Standard Bible
"Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?'


King James Bible
And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbour, Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this great city?


Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Many nations will pass by this city and ask one another, 'Why did the LORD do such a thing to this great city?'


International Standard Version
"Many nations will pass by this city and say to one another, 'Why did the LORD do this to this great city?'


American Standard Version
And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus unto this great city?


Douay-Rheims Bible
And many nations shall pass by this city: and they shall say every man to his neighbor: Why hath the Lord done so to this great city?


Darby Bible Translation
And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbour, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus unto this great city?


Young's Literal Translation
And many nations have passed by this city, And they have said, each to his neighbour, For what hath Jehovah done thus to this great city?
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Context
A Warning About the Palace

6For thus said the LORD to the king's house of Judah; You are Gilead to me, and the head of Lebanon: yet surely I will make you a wilderness, and cities which are not inhabited. 7And I will prepare destroyers against you, every one with his weapons: and they shall cut down your choice cedars, and cast them into the fire. 8And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why has the LORD done thus to this great city? 9Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:24
Even all nations shall say, Why has the LORD done thus to this land? what means the heat of this great anger?


1 Kings 9:8
And at this house, which is high, every one that passes by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why has the LORD done thus to this land, and to this house?


1 Kings 9:9
And they shall answer, Because they forsook the LORD their God, who brought forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and have taken hold on other gods, and have worshipped them, and served them: therefore has the LORD brought on them all this evil.


2 Chronicles 7:20
Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.


Jeremiah 16:10
And it shall come to pass, when you shall show this people all these words, and they shall say to you, Why has the LORD pronounced all this great evil against us? or what is our iniquity? or what is our sin that we have committed against the LORD our God?


Jeremiah 40:2
And the captain of the guard took Jeremiah, and said to him, The LORD your God has pronounced this evil on this place.


Ezekiel 5:15
So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, an instruction and an astonishment to the nations that are round about you, when I shall execute judgments in you in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I the LORD have spoken it.


Ezekiel 12:16
But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence; that they may declare all their abominations among the heathen where they come; and they shall know that I am the LORD.


Ezekiel 14:23
And they shall comfort you, when you see their ways and their doings: and you shall know that I have not done without cause all that I have done in it, said the Lord GOD.


Ezekiel 39:23
And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.


Jeremiah 22:7
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