Jeremiah 50:40-46 NIV

40 As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah1 along with their neighboring towns," declares the LORD, "so no one will live there; no man will dwell in it.2

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41 "Look! An army is coming from the north;3 a great nation and many kings are being stirred4 up from the ends of the earth.5

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42 They are armed with bows6 and spears; they are cruel7 and without mercy.8 They sound like the roaring sea9 as they ride on their horses; they come like men in battle formation to attack you, O Daughter of Babylon.10

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      43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and his hands hang limp.11 Anguish has gripped him, pain like that of a woman in labor.12

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      44 Like a lion coming up from Jordan's thickets13 to a rich pastureland, I will chase Babylon from its land in an instant. Who is the chosen14 one I will appoint for this? Who is like me and who can challenge me?15 And what shepherd can stand against me?"

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      45 Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed16 against the land of the Babylonians:17 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;18 its cry19 will resound among the nations.

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