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Jeremiah 49:23-27 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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23 Against Damascus. "Hamath and Arpad are shamed, For they have heard bad news. They are fainthearted; There is trouble on the sea; It cannot be quiet. 23 Concerning Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled like the restless sea.
24 Damascus has grown feeble; She turns to flee, And fear has seized her. Anguish and sorrows have taken her like a woman in labor. 24 Damascus has become feeble, she has turned to flee and panic has gripped her; anguish and pain have seized her, pain like that of a woman in labor.
25 Why is the city of praise not deserted, the city of My joy? 25 Why has the city of renown not been abandoned, the town in which I delight?
26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, And all the men of war shall be cut off in that day," says the Lord of hosts. 26 Surely, her young men will fall in the streets; all her soldiers will be silenced in that day," declares the LORD Almighty.
27 "I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, And it shall consume the palaces of Ben-Hadad." 27 "I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will consume the fortresses of Ben-Hadad."