Verse 13. "O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain" - Dr. Blayney translates: "O thou inhabitant of the levelled hollow of a rock." With all his explanation I cannot see the good sense of this translation.
Jerusalem itself, though partly on two hills, was also extended in the valley; and Zion, the city of David, was properly a rock, strongly fortified both by nature and art; and by its ancient possessors, the Jebusites, was deemed impregnable.
"Who shall come down against us?" - Probably the words of those courtiers who had persuaded Zedekiah to rebel against the king of Babylon.
Verse 14. "I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof" - I will send destruction into its center, that shall spread to every part of the circumference, and so consume the whole.
The beginning of the thirty-fourth chapter should follow here. See the arrangement on ver. 1.