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Book of Jeremiah Chapter 24

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Chapter 24

  • After Nebuchadnezzar takes Coniah into exile, God shows Jeremiah two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple.
  • The one basket has really good figs in it, and the other has rotten figs that can't be eaten.
  • God asks Jeremiah what he sees, and Jeremiah says that he sees good figs and horrible figs that you can't eat. (Eye roll.)
  • God says that the good figs are the people who will survive and go into exile. He'll eventually let them return and give them a heart that will love God.
  • But King Zedekiah and his officials, and the people who remain in the land or who leave for Egypt are the rotten figs.
  • All the kingdoms of the world will see them as a horror and a disgrace.
  • They'll all be utterly destroyed by sword, famine, and disease.

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