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Jeremiah 51:37-47 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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37 Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object of horror and scorn, a place where no one lives. 37 Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object of horror and scorn, a place where no one lives.
38 Her people all roar like young lions, they growl like lion cubs. 38 Her people all roar like young lions, they growl like lion cubs.
39 But while they are aroused, I will set out a feast for them and make them drunk, so that they shout with laughter-- then sleep forever and not awake," declares the LORD. 39 But while they are aroused, I will set out a feast for them and make them drunk, so that they shout with laughter-- then sleep forever and not awake," declares the LORD.
40 "I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, like rams and goats. 40 "I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, like rams and goats.
41 "How Sheshach will be captured, the boast of the whole earth seized! What a horror Babylon will be among the nations! 41 "How Sheshach will be captured, the boast of the whole earth seized! What a horror Babylon will be among the nations!
42 The sea will rise over Babylon; its roaring waves will cover her. 42 The sea will rise over Babylon; its roaring waves will cover her.
43 Her towns will be desolate, a dry and desert land, a land where no one lives, through which no man travels. 43 Her towns will be desolate, a dry and desert land, a land where no one lives, through which no man travels.
44 I will punish Bel in Babylon and make him spew out what he has swallowed. The nations will no longer stream to him. And the wall of Babylon will fall. 44 I will punish Bel in Babylon and make him spew out what he has swallowed. The nations will no longer stream to him. And the wall of Babylon will fall.
45 "Come out of her, my people! Run for your lives! Run from the fierce anger of the LORD. 45 "Come out of her, my people! Run for your lives! Run from the fierce anger of the LORD.
46 Do not lose heart or be afraid when rumors are heard in the land; one rumor comes this year, another the next, rumors of violence in the land and of ruler against ruler. 46 Do not lose heart or be afraid when rumors are heard in the land; one rumor comes this year, another the next, rumors of violence in the land and of ruler against ruler.
47 For the time will surely come when I will punish the idols of Babylon; her whole land will be disgraced and her slain will all lie fallen within her. 47 For the time will surely come when I will punish the idols of Babylon; her whole land will be disgraced and her slain will all lie fallen within her.