Deuteronomy 28:2828The Lord will strike you with a madness and blindness and confusion of mind,
Deuteronomy 29:22-2822And the next generation, your children who rise up after you, and the foreigner who comes from a far land, b will say, when they see the afflictions of that land and the sicknesses with which the Lord has made it sick— 23the whole land burned out with brimstone and c salt, nothing sown and nothing growing, where no plant can sprout, d an overthrow like that of Sodom and Gomorrah, e Admah, and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in his anger and wrath— 24all the nations f will say g ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land? What caused the heat of this great anger?’ 25Then people will say, ‘It is because they abandoned the covenant of the Lord, the God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them out of the land of Egypt, 26and went and served other gods and worshiped them, gods whom they had not known and whom he had not allotted to them. 27Therefore the anger of the Lord was kindled against this land, h bringing upon it all the curses written in this book, 28and the Lord i uprooted them from their land in anger and fury and great wrath, and j cast them into another land, as they are this day.’
1 Kings 9:7-87 k then I will cut off Israel from the land that I have given them, l and the house that I have consecrated for my name I will cast out of my sight m and Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples. 8And this house will become a heap of ruins. ▼
▼Syriac, Old Latin; Hebrew will become highEveryone passing by it will be astonished and will hiss, and they will say, o ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’
2 Chronicles 7:2020 p then I will pluck you ▼
▼Hebrew them; twice in this verseup from my land that I have given you, and this house that I have consecrated for my name, I will cast out of my sight, and I will make it r a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Psalms 44:13-1413You have made us s the taunt of our neighbors,
the derision and t scorn of those around us.
14You have made us u a byword among the nations,
v a laughingstock ▼
▼Hebrew a shaking of the headamong the peoples.
Jeremiah 24:99I will make them x a horror ▼
▼Compare Septuagint; Hebrew horror for evilto all the kingdoms of the earth, to be z a reproach, aa a byword, ab a taunt, and ac a curse in all the places where I shall drive them.
Jeremiah 25:99 ad behold, I will send for all the tribes of the north, declares the Lord, and for Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon ae my servant, and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants, and against all these surrounding nations. I will devote them to destruction af and make them a horror, a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.
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