Jeremiah 50:37-46 NIV

37 A sword against her horses and chariots1 and all the foreigners in her ranks! They will become women.2 A sword against her treasures!3 They will be plundered.

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38 A drought ona her waters!4 They will dry5 up. For it is a land of idols,6 idols that will go mad with terror.

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    • d 50:38 - Or "A sword against"
      39 "So desert creatures7 and hyenas will live there, and there the owl will dwell. It will never again be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation.8

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      40 As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah9 along with their neighboring towns," declares the LORD, "so no one will live there; no man will dwell in it.10

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      41 "Look! An army is coming from the north;11 a great nation and many kings are being stirred12 up from the ends of the earth.13

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      42 They are armed with bows14 and spears; they are cruel15 and without mercy.16 They sound like the roaring sea17 as they ride on their horses; they come like men in battle formation to attack you, O Daughter of Babylon.18

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          43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and his hands hang limp.19 Anguish has gripped him, pain like that of a woman in labor.20

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          44 Like a lion coming up from Jordan's thickets21 to a rich pastureland, I will chase Babylon from its land in an instant. Who is the chosen22 one I will appoint for this? Who is like me and who can challenge me?23 And what shepherd can stand against me?"

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          45 Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed24 against the land of the Babylonians:25 The young of the flock will be dragged away; he will completely destroy their pasture because of them.

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          46 At the sound of Babylon's capture the earth will tremble;26 its cry27 will resound among the nations.

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