"Go down and sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter Babylon. Sit on the ground without a throne, Daughter Chaldea! For you will no longer be called pampered and spoiled.
Take millstones and grind meal; remove your veil, strip off [your] skirt, bare your thigh, wade through the streams.
Your nakedness will be uncovered, and your shame will be exposed. I will take vengeance; I will spare no one.a4
The Holy One of Israel is our Redeemer; the Lord of Hosts is His name.
"Daughter Chaldea, sit in silence and go into darkness. For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
I was angry with My people; I profaned My possession, and I placed them under your control. You showed them no mercy; you made your yoke very heavy on the elderly.
You said: I will be the mistress forever. You did not take these things to heart or think about their outcome.