Jeremiah 51:21-31 NIV

21 with you I shatter horse and rider,1 with you I shatter chariot2 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,3

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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.4

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      24 "Before your eyes I will repay5 Babylon6 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 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

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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 desolate11 forever," declares the LORD.

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          27 "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

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              28 Prepare the nations for battle against her-- the kings of the Medes,17 their governors and all their officials, and all the countries they rule.18

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                  29 The land trembles19 and writhes, for the LORD's purposes20 against Babylon stand-- to lay waste21 the land of Babylon so that no one will live there.22

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                  30 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.

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                  31 One courier27 follows another and messenger follows messenger to announce to the king of Babylon that his entire city is captured,28

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