In the midst of judgment, God will spare some of the Judeans from the coming doom upon the land.
After a condemnation of the idolatry of JudahJudah was the name of Jacob's fourth son and one of the 12 tribes. More on the “mountains of Israel” (a reference to the “high places” where local gods-probably Canaanite-were worshipped), the Lord will punish the land and high places with destruction (6:1-7). Yet some people will escape the fallThe fall refers specifically to the disobedience of Adam and Eve when they listened to Satan rather than adhering to God's command not to eat the fruit from the tree. When people act contrary to God's will, they are said to fall from from grace... More of Judah; God will “spare some” from destruction (6:8). These will be carried captive into exile, where they can reflect upon their sin, repentRepentance is a central biblical teaching. All people are sinful and God desires that all people repent of their sins. The Hebrew word for repent means to "turn away" from sin. The Greek word for repentance means to "change on'e mind," more specifically, it means... More, and learn again of the Lord, who alone is God (6:10).