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For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will make thee a terror to thyself, and to all thy friends: and they shall fall by the sword of their enemies, and thine eyes shall behold it: and I will give all Judah into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall carry them captive into Babylon, and shall slay them with the sword.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

20:4 captive into Babylon. There have been frequent indirect references to the imminent Babylonian exile in previous chapters, but this is the first actual mention of the name, out of some 160 in the book of Jeremiah altogether.

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