Isaiah 13:14-22 NIV

14 Like a hunted1 gazelle, like sheep without a shepherd,2 each will return to his own people, each will flee3 to his native land.4

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15 Whoever is captured will be thrust through; all who are caught will fall5 by the sword.6

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16 Their infants7 will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives ravished.8

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17 See, I will stir up9 against them the Medes,10 who do not care for silver and have no delight in gold.11

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18 Their bows12 will strike down the young men;13 they will have no mercy14 on infants nor will they look with compassion on children.15

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19 Babylon,16 the jewel of kingdoms,17 the glory18 of the Babylonians'a pride, will be overthrown19 by God like Sodom and Gomorrah.20

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    • b 13:19 - Or "Chaldeans'"
      20 She will never be inhabited21 or lived in through all generations; no Arab22 will pitch his tent there, no shepherd will rest his flocks there.

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      21 But desert creatures23 will lie there, jackals24 will fill her houses; there the owls25 will dwell, and there the wild goats26 will leap about.

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      22 Hyenas27 will howl in her strongholds,28 jackals29 in her luxurious palaces. Her time is at hand,30 and her days will not be prolonged.31

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