The LORD will drive you, and the king you have set over you, to a nation unknown to you or your fathers, where you shall serve other gods, of wood and stone.
This is said to be a reference to the last Jewish King, King Agrippa II, who was raised in Rome, influenced by Rome’s culture, and as such, was responsible in causing the exile.
It could also be an allusion to another Jew - Aristobulus. When the two Chashmonaim brothers, Hyrcanus and Aristobulus, were fighting for the throne they both sought help from the Roman. The Romans installed Hyrcanus (the weaker one) as the new King and took Aristobulus to Rome as a prisoner.
This event was also responsible for the exile as it gave the Romans control of Eretz Israel.
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