Concerning Damascus. Hamath and Arpad are confounded, for they have heard bad news; they melt in fear, they are troubled like the sea that cannot be quiet.
References for Jeremiah 49:23
Damascus has become feeble, she turned to flee, and panic seized her; anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her, as of a woman in labor.
How the famous city is forsaken, the joyful town!
References for Jeremiah 49:25
Therefore her young men shall fall in her squares, and all her soldiers shall be destroyed in that day, says the Lord of hosts.
And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus, and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.