9 Why do you now cry aloud— have you no kinga ? Has your rulerb perished, that pain seizes you like that of a woman in labor?

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    • j 4:9 - Or "King"
    • k 4:9 - Or "Ruler"
      10 Writhe in agony, Daughter Zion, like a woman in labor, for now you must leave the city to camp in the open field. You will go to Babylon; there you will be rescued. There the LORD will redeem you out of the hand of your enemies.

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      11 But now many nations are gathered against you. They say, “Let her be defiled, let our eyes gloat over Zion!”

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      12 But they do not know the thoughts of the LORD; they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them like sheaves to the threshing floor.

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      13 “Rise and thresh, Daughter Zion, for I will give you horns of iron; I will give you hooves of bronze, and you will break to pieces many nations.” You will devote their ill-gotten gains to the LORD, their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

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