Jeremiah 49:18-28 NIV

18 As Sodom1 and Gomorrah2 were overthrown, along with their neighboring towns," says the LORD, "so no one will live there; no man will dwell3 in it.

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19 "Like a lion4 coming up from Jordan's thickets5 to a rich pastureland, I will chase Edom from its land in an instant. Who is the chosen one I will appoint for this? Who is like6 me and who can challenge me?7 And what shepherd8 can stand against me?"

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20 Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom,9 what he has purposed10 against those who live in Teman:11 The young of the flock12 will be dragged away; he will completely destroy13 their pasture because of them.14

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21 At the sound of their fall the earth will tremble;15 their cry16 will resound to the Red Sea.a

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    • b 49:21 - Hebrew "Yam Suph"; that is, Sea of Reeds
      22 Look! An eagle will soar and swoop17 down, spreading its wings over Bozrah.18 In that day the hearts of Edom's warriors19 will be like the heart of a woman in labor.20

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      A Message About Damascus

      23 Concerning Damascus:21 "Hamath22 and Arpad23 are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled likeb the restless sea.24

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      24 Damascus has become feeble, she has turned to flee and panic has gripped her; anguish and pain have seized her, pain like that of a woman in labor.25

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      25 Why has the city of renown not been abandoned, the town in which I delight?
      26 Surely, her young men26 will fall in the streets; all her soldiers will be silenced27 in that day," declares the LORD Almighty.

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      27 "I will set fire28 to the walls of Damascus;29 it will consume30 the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.31"

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      A Message About Kedar and Hazor

      28 Concerning Kedar32 and the kingdoms of Hazor,33 which Nebuchadnezzar34 king of Babylon attacked: This is what the LORD says: "Arise, and attack Kedar and destroy the people of the East.35

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