Jeremiah 19:12
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New International Version
This is what I will do to this place and to those who live here, declares the LORD. I will make this city like Topheth.

King James Bible
Thus will I do unto this place, saith the LORD, and to the inhabitants thereof, and even make this city as Tophet:

Darby Bible Translation
Thus will I do unto this place, saith Jehovah, and to the inhabitants thereof, and make this city as Topheth.

World English Bible
Thus will I do to this place, says Yahweh, and to its inhabitants, even making this city as Topheth:

Young's Literal Translation
so I do to this place -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and to its inhabitants, so as to make this city as Tophet;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And even make this city as Tophet - A place of slaughter and destruction.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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The Valley of Hinnom.
A great part of the valley of Kedron was called also the 'Valley of Hinnom.' Jeremiah, going forth into the valley of Hinnom, went out by the gate "Hacharsith, the Sun-gate," Jeremiah 19:2; that is, the Rabbins and others being interpreters, 'by the East-gate.' For thence was the beginning of the valley of Hinnom, which, after some space, bending itself westward, ran out along the south side of the city. There is no need to repeat those very many things, which are related of this place in the Old
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Jeremiah 19:11
and say to them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: I will smash this nation and this city just as this potter's jar is smashed and cannot be repaired. They will bury the dead in Topheth until there is no more room.

Jeremiah 19:13
The houses in Jerusalem and those of the kings of Judah will be defiled like this place, Topheth--all the houses where they burned incense on the roofs to all the starry hosts and poured out drink offerings to other gods.'"

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