Jeremiah 51:16-26 NIV

16 When he thunders,1 the waters in the heavens roar; he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth. He sends lightning with the rain2 and brings out the wind from his storehouses.3

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17 "Every man is senseless and without knowledge; every goldsmith is shamed by his idols. His images are a fraud;4 they have no breath in them.

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18 They are worthless,5 the objects of mockery; when their judgment comes, they will perish.

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19 He who is the Portion6 of Jacob is not like these, for he is the Maker of all things, including the tribe of his inheritance7-- the LORD Almighty is his name.

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20 "You are my war club,8 my weapon for battle-- with you I shatter9 nations,10 with you I destroy kingdoms,

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21 with you I shatter horse and rider,11 with you I shatter chariot12 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,13

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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.14

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      24 "Before your eyes I will repay15 Babylon16 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
          25 "I am against17 you, O destroying mountain, you who destroy the whole earth,"18 declares the LORD. "I will stretch out my hand19 against you, roll you off the cliffs, and make you a burned-out mountain.20

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          26 No rock will be taken from you for a cornerstone, nor any stone for a foundation, for you will be desolate21 forever," declares the LORD.

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