Jeremiah 50:41-46 NIV

41 "Look! An army is coming from the north;1 a great nation and many kings are being stirred2 up from the ends of the earth.3

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42 They are armed with bows4 and spears; they are cruel5 and without mercy.6 They sound like the roaring sea7 as they ride on their horses; they come like men in battle formation to attack you, O Daughter of Babylon.8

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      43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and his hands hang limp.9 Anguish has gripped him, pain like that of a woman in labor.10

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      44 Like a lion coming up from Jordan's thickets11 to a rich pastureland, I will chase Babylon from its land in an instant. Who is the chosen12 one I will appoint for this? Who is like me and who can challenge me?13 And what shepherd can stand against me?"

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      45 Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed14 against the land of the Babylonians:15 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;16 its cry17 will resound among the nations.

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