3 They cast lots for my people and traded boys for prostitutes; they sold girls for wine to drink.

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4 “Now what have you against me, Tyre and Sidon and all you regions of Philistia? Are you repaying me for something I have done? If you are paying me back, I will swiftly and speedily return on your own heads what you have done.

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5 For you took my silver and my gold and carried off my finest treasures to your temples.a

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      6 You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks, that you might send them far from their homeland.

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      7 “See, I am going to rouse them out of the places to which you sold them, and I will return on your own heads what you have done.

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      8 I will sell your sons and daughters to the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans, a nation far away.” The LORD has spoken.

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      9 Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare for war! Rouse the warriors! Let all the fighting men draw near and attack.

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      10 Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weakling say, “I am strong!”

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      11 Come quickly, all you nations from every side, and assemble there. Bring down your warriors, LORD!

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      12 “Let the nations be roused; let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit to judge all the nations on every side.

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          13 Swing the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. Come, trample the grapes, for the winepress is full and the vats overflow— so great is their wickedness!”

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