Therefore the LORD Almighty says this: “Because you have not listened to my words,
I will summon all the peoples of the north and my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon,” declares the LORD, “and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting ruin.
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I will banish from them the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, the sound of millstones and the light of the lamp.
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This whole country will become a desolate wasteland, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
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“But when the seventy years are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon and his nation, the land of the Babylonians, for their guilt,” declares the LORD, “and will make it desolate forever.
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I will bring on that land all the things I have spoken against it, all that are written in this book and prophesied by Jeremiah against all the nations.
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They themselves will be enslaved by many nations and great kings; I will repay them according to their deeds and the work of their hands.”
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This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take from my hand this cup filled with the wine of my wrath and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it.
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When they drink it, they will stagger and go mad because of the sword I will send among them.”
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So I took the cup from the LORD’s hand and made all the nations to whom he sent me drink it:
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Jerusalem and the towns of Judah, its kings and officials, to make them a ruin and an object of horror and scorn, a curse —as they are today;
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