Jeremiah 49:23-33 CEB

Prophecy against Damascus

23 Concerning Damascus: Hamath and Arpad lose heart when they hear the bad news. They are trembling with fear, like the raging sea, which can't become quiet.

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      24 Damascus staggers about; she tries to flee, but panic overwhelms her. She's gripped by anguish and pain, like a woman in labor.
      25 Forsakena is the renowned city, city of my delight.

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        • ĝ 49:25 - Vulg; MT <i>Not forsaken</i>
          26 Yes, her young men will fall in the streets, and her soldiers will be silent on that day, declares the LORD of heavenly forces.
          27 I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will burn up the fortresses of Ben-hadad.

          Prophecy against Kedar and Hazor

          28 Concerning Kedar and the kingdoms of Hazor, which Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar defeated, the LORD proclaims: Get ready to attack Kedar; destroy the people from the east!

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              29 Seizeb their tents and their flocks, their belongings and all their goods. Take off with their camels and shout as you go: "Panic Lurks Everywhere!"

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                • Ğ 49:29 - Or <i>They will seize…they will take off</i>
                  30 Run away; take cover, you people of Hazor, declares the LORD. Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar has taken counsel and devised a plan against you.
                  31 Get ready to attack a nation that feels safe and secure, declares the LORD, one without barred gates that lives by itself.
                  32 Their camels will become plunder; their many cattle will be pillaged. I will scatter to the winds those who are clean-shaven,c and I will bring disaster on them from every side, declares the LORD.

                  References for Jeremiah 49:32

                    • ğ 49:32 - Or <i>those who have temples that are shaved</i>
                      33 Hazor will become a den for wild dogs, a wilderness forever. No one will live there; no human will dwell in it.