Why has the city of renown not been abandoned, the town in which I delight?
Surely, her young men1 will fall in the streets; all her soldiers will be silenced2 in that day," declares the LORD Almighty.
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"I will set fire3 to the walls of Damascus;4 it will consume5 the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.6"
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Concerning Kedar7 and the kingdoms of Hazor,8 which Nebuchadnezzar9 king of Babylon attacked: This is what the LORD says: "Arise, and attack Kedar and destroy the people of the East.10
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Their tents and their flocks11 will be taken; their shelters will be carried off with all their goods and camels. Men will shout to them, 'Terror12 on every side!'
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"Flee quickly away! Stay in deep caves,13 you who live in Hazor,14" declares the LORD. "Nebuchadnezzar15 king of Babylon has plotted against you; he has devised a plan against you.
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"Arise and attack a nation at ease, which lives in confidence," declares the LORD, "a nation that has neither gates nor bars;16 its people live alone.
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Their camels17 will become plunder, and their large herds18 will be booty. I will scatter to the winds19 those who are in distant places20 and will bring disaster on them from every side," declares the LORD.
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"Hazor21 will become a haunt of jackals,22 a desolate23 place forever. No one will live there; no man will dwell24 in it."
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This is the word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam,25 early in the reign of Zedekiah26 king of Judah:
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This is what the LORD Almighty says: "See, I will break the bow27 of Elam, the mainstay of their might.
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