Anyone who is captured will be run through with a sword.
Their little children will be dashed to death right before their eyes. Their homes will be sacked and their wives raped by the attacking hordes.
For I will stir up the Medes against Babylon, and no amount of silver or gold will buy them off.
The attacking armies will shoot down the young people with arrows. They will have no mercy on helpless babies and will show no compassion for the children.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)