Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins, and the mountain of the house like the high places of the forest.
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George Leo Haydock
Forests, after its destruction by Nabuchodonosor. (Calmet)
In the space of three years' neglect, shrubs were growing in the courts of the temple, 1 Machabees iv. 38. (Haydock)
Rufus ploughed up the spot where the temple had stood, after the Romans had burnt it down. (St. Jerome; Josephus, Jewish Wars vii. 20.)
This prediction made a deep impression on the minds of the people. It caused them to refrain from killing Jeremias,