49 (A)The Lord will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, (B)as the eagle swoops down, a nation whose language you shall not understand,

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49 The Lord will bring a nation against you(A) from far away, from the ends of the earth,(B) like an eagle(C) swooping down, a nation whose language you will not understand,(D)

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22 Behold, [a]He will mount up and (A)swoop like an eagle and spread out His wings [b]against Bozrah; and the (B)hearts of the mighty men of Edom in that day will be like the heart of a woman in labor.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 49:22 Or one
  2. Jeremiah 49:22 Or over

22 Look! An eagle will soar and swoop(A) down,
    spreading its wings over Bozrah.(B)
In that day the hearts of Edom’s warriors(C)
    will be like the heart of a woman in labor.(D)

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Israel Reaps the Whirlwind

(A)Put the trumpet to your [a]lips!
(B)Like an eagle the enemy comes (C)against the house of the Lord,
Because they have (D)transgressed My covenant
And rebelled against My (E)law.

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  1. Hosea 8:1 Lit palate

Israel to Reap the Whirlwind

“Put the trumpet(A) to your lips!
    An eagle(B) is over the house of the Lord
because the people have broken my covenant(C)
    and rebelled against my law.(D)

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“Their (A)horses are swifter than leopards
And [a]keener than (B)wolves in the evening.
Their [b]horsemen come galloping,
Their horsemen come from afar;
They fly like an (C)eagle swooping down to devour.

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Footnotes

  1. Habakkuk 1:8 Or more eager to attack
  2. Habakkuk 1:8 Or steeds paw the ground

Their horses are swifter(A) than leopards,
    fiercer than wolves(B) at dusk.
Their cavalry gallops headlong;
    their horsemen come from afar.
They fly like an eagle swooping to devour;

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