Jeremiah 51:14-24 NIV

14 The LORD Almighty has sworn by himself:1 I will surely fill you with men, as with a swarm of locusts,2 and they will shout3 in triumph over you.

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15 "He made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom4 and stretched5 out the heavens by his understanding.6

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16 When he thunders,7 the waters in the heavens roar; he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth. He sends lightning with the rain8 and brings out the wind from his storehouses.9

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17 "Every man is senseless and without knowledge; every goldsmith is shamed by his idols. His images are a fraud;10 they have no breath in them.

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18 They are worthless,11 the objects of mockery; when their judgment comes, they will perish.

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19 He who is the Portion12 of Jacob is not like these, for he is the Maker of all things, including the tribe of his inheritance13-- the LORD Almighty is his name.

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20 "You are my war club,14 my weapon for battle-- with you I shatter15 nations,16 with you I destroy kingdoms,

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21 with you I shatter horse and rider,17 with you I shatter chariot18 and driver,

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22 with you I shatter man and woman, with you I shatter old man and youth, with you I shatter young man and maiden,19

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23 with you I shatter shepherd and flock, with you I shatter farmer and oxen, with you I shatter governors and officials.20

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      24 "Before your eyes I will repay21 Babylon22 and all who live in Babyloniaa for all the wrong they have done in Zion," declares the LORD.

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        • e 51:24 - Or "Chaldea"; also in verse 35