fulfilled his word
2:17 fulfilled his word. These terrible afflictions that had come on Israel not only were divine judgments on sin, but were also precise fulfillments of prophecies given some nine hundred years before (e.g., Leviticus 26:14-39; Deuteronomy 28:15-62). Thus the events were vindicating the divine authority of the Scriptures even while the people were denying them.
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