Isaiah 13:1-5 NIV

A Prophecy Against Babylon

1 An oracle1 concerning Babylon2 that Isaiah son of Amoz3 saw:4

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2 Raise a banner5 on a bare hilltop, shout to them; beckon to them to enter the gates6 of the nobles.

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3 I have commanded my holy ones; I have summoned my warriors7 to carry out my wrath8-- those who rejoice9 in my triumph.

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4 Listen, a noise on the mountains, like that of a great multitude!10 Listen, an uproar11 among the kingdoms, like nations massing together! The LORD Almighty12 is mustering13 an army for war.

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5 They come from faraway lands, from the ends of the heavens14-- the LORD and the weapons15 of his wrath16-- to destroy17 the whole country.

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