And when they were gone out ofthecity, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?
And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the jubile.
Then he said, What title is that that I see? And the men ofthecity told him, It isthe sepulchre ofthe man of God, which came from Judah, and proclaimed these things that thou hast done against the altar of Bethel.
For though ye had smitten the whole army ofthe Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them, yet should they rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.
My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for there is no more bread in thecity.