11 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 'What do you see, Jeremiah?' And I said, 'I see a staff, keeping watch.'
12 And the Lord said to me: 'You have seen well. For I will keep watch over my word, so that I may accomplish it.'
13 And the word of the Lord came to me a second time, saying, 'What do you see?' And I said, 'I see a cooking pot upon a fire, and its face is before the face of the north.'
14 And the Lord said to me: 'From the north, an evil will spread over all the inhabitants of the earth.
15 For behold, I will call together all the close associates of the kingdoms of the north, says the Lord. And they will arrive, and each one of them will place his throne at the entrance to the gates of Jerusalem, and over all its surrounding walls, and over all the cities of Judah.