Jeremiah 51:18-28 NIV

18 They are worthless,1 the objects of mockery; when their judgment comes, they will perish.

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19 He who is the Portion2 of Jacob is not like these, for he is the Maker of all things, including the tribe of his inheritance3-- the LORD Almighty is his name.

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20 "You are my war club,4 my weapon for battle-- with you I shatter5 nations,6 with you I destroy kingdoms,

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21 with you I shatter horse and rider,7 with you I shatter chariot8 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,9

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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.10

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      24 "Before your eyes I will repay11 Babylon12 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 against13 you, O destroying mountain, you who destroy the whole earth,"14 declares the LORD. "I will stretch out my hand15 against you, roll you off the cliffs, and make you a burned-out mountain.16

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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 desolate17 forever," declares the LORD.

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          27 "Lift up a banner18 in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms:19 Ararat,20 Minni and Ashkenaz.21 Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm of locusts.22

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              28 Prepare the nations for battle against her-- the kings of the Medes,23 their governors and all their officials, and all the countries they rule.24

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