Isaiah 13:15-22 NIV

15 Whoever is captured will be thrust through; all who are caught will fall1 by the sword.2

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16 Their infants3 will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives ravished.4

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17 See, I will stir up5 against them the Medes,6 who do not care for silver and have no delight in gold.7

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18 Their bows8 will strike down the young men;9 they will have no mercy10 on infants nor will they look with compassion on children.11

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19 Babylon,12 the jewel of kingdoms,13 the glory14 of the Babylonians'a pride, will be overthrown15 by God like Sodom and Gomorrah.16

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    • b 13:19 - Or "Chaldeans'"
      20 She will never be inhabited17 or lived in through all generations; no Arab18 will pitch his tent there, no shepherd will rest his flocks there.

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      21 But desert creatures19 will lie there, jackals20 will fill her houses; there the owls21 will dwell, and there the wild goats22 will leap about.

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      22 Hyenas23 will howl in her strongholds,24 jackals25 in her luxurious palaces. Her time is at hand,26 and her days will not be prolonged.27

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