Isaiah 13:6-18 NIV

6 Wail, for the day of the LORD is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty.a

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    •  13:6 - Hebrew "Shaddai"
      7 Because of this, all hands will go limp, every heart will melt with fear.

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      8 Terror will seize them, pain and anguish will grip them; they will writhe like a woman in labor. They will look aghast at each other, their faces aflame.

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      9 See, the day of the LORD is coming —a cruel day, with wrath and fierce anger— to make the land desolate and destroy the sinners within it.

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      10 The stars of heaven and their constellations will not show their light. The rising sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light.

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      11 I will punish the world for its evil, the wicked for their sins. I will put an end to the arrogance of the haughty and will humble the pride of the ruthless.

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      12 I will make people scarcer than pure gold, more rare than the gold of Ophir.

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      13 Therefore I will make the heavens tremble; and the earth will shake from its place at the wrath of the LORD Almighty, in the day of his burning anger.

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      14 Like a hunted gazelle, like sheep without a shepherd, they will all return to their own people, they will flee to their native land.

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

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      16 Their infants will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives violated.

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

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      18 Their bows will strike down the young men; they will have no mercy on infants, nor will they look with compassion on children.

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