Jeremiah 25:9-12 NIV

9 I will summon1 all the peoples of the north2 and my servant3 Nebuchadnezzar4 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 destroya5 them and make them an object of horror and scorn,6 and an everlasting ruin.7

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    • a 25:9 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
      10 I will banish from them the sounds8 of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom,9 the sound of millstones10 and the light of the lamp.11

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      11 This whole country will become a desolate wasteland,12 and these nations will serve13 the king of Babylon seventy years.14

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      12 "But when the seventy years15 are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon16 and his nation, the land of the Babylonians,b for their guilt," declares the LORD, "and will make it desolate17 forever.

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