"I am against7 you, O destroying mountain, you who destroy the whole earth,"8 declares the LORD. "I will stretch out my hand9 against you, roll you off the cliffs, and make you a burned-out mountain.10
"Lift up a banner12 in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms:13 Ararat,14 Minni and Ashkenaz.15 Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm of locusts.16
Babylon's warriors23 have stopped fighting; they remain in their strongholds. Their strength is exhausted; they have become like women.24 Her dwellings are set on fire;25 the bars26 of her gates are broken.