- Make a list of the statements in this chapter that emphasize the extraordinary severity of the divine judgment. Notice how all the classes of the community are affected.
What is the particular cause assigned here for so great a calamity? Cf. Jer. 23:9-14.
- With verse 17, cf. Jer. 2:36, 37; 37:7, 8; and with verse 20, cf. Ps. 146:3, 4; Jer. 17:5, 6.
Verse 20. A reference to King Zedekiah; cf. Jer. 39:4-7.