Jeremiah 51:24-34 NIV

24 "Before your eyes I will repay1 Babylon2 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 against3 you, O destroying mountain, you who destroy the whole earth,"4 declares the LORD. "I will stretch out my hand5 against you, roll you off the cliffs, and make you a burned-out mountain.6

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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 desolate7 forever," declares the LORD.

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      27 "Lift up a banner8 in the land! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare the nations for battle against her; summon against her these kingdoms:9 Ararat,10 Minni and Ashkenaz.11 Appoint a commander against her; send up horses like a swarm of locusts.12

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          28 Prepare the nations for battle against her-- the kings of the Medes,13 their governors and all their officials, and all the countries they rule.14

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              29 The land trembles15 and writhes, for the LORD's purposes16 against Babylon stand-- to lay waste17 the land of Babylon so that no one will live there.18

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              30 Babylon's warriors19 have stopped fighting; they remain in their strongholds. Their strength is exhausted; they have become like women.20 Her dwellings are set on fire;21 the bars22 of her gates are broken.

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              31 One courier23 follows another and messenger follows messenger to announce to the king of Babylon that his entire city is captured,24

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              32 the river crossings seized, the marshes set on fire,25 and the soldiers terrified.26"

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              33 This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "The Daughter of Babylon27 is like a threshing floor28 at the time it is trampled; the time to harvest29 her will soon come.30"

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              34 "Nebuchadnezzar31 king of Babylon has devoured32 us,33 he has thrown us into confusion, he has made us an empty jar. Like a serpent he has swallowed us and filled his stomach with our delicacies, and then has spewed34 us out.

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