Jeremiah 49:26-36 NIV

26 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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27 "I will set fire3 to the walls of Damascus;4 it will consume5 the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.6"

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A Message About Kedar and Hazor

28 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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29 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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      30 "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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      31 "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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      32 Their camels17 will become plunder, and their large herds18 will be booty. I will scatter to the winds19 those who are in distant placesa20 and will bring disaster on them from every side," declares the LORD.

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        • d 49:32 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
          33 "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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          A Message About Elam

          34 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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          35 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "See, I will break the bow27 of Elam, the mainstay of their might.

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          36 I will bring against Elam the four winds28 from the four quarters of the heavens;29 I will scatter them to the four winds, and there will not be a nation where Elam's exiles do not go.

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