25 In the street the sword will make them childless;
    in their homes terror(A) will reign.(B)
The young men and young women will perish,
    the infants and those with gray hair.(C)

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18 If I go into the country,
    I see those slain by the sword;
if I go into the city,
    I see the ravages of famine.(A)
Both prophet and priest
    have gone to a land they know not.(B)’”

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20 “See, Lord, how distressed(A) I am!
    I am in torment(B) within,
and in my heart I am disturbed,(C)
    for I have been most rebellious.(D)
Outside, the sword bereaves;
    inside, there is only death.(E)

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12 A third of your people will die of the plague or perish by famine inside you; a third will fall by the sword outside your walls; and a third I will scatter to the winds(A) and pursue with drawn sword.(B)

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27 “Say this to them: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: As surely as I live, those who are left in the ruins will fall by the sword, those out in the country I will give to the wild animals to be devoured, and those in strongholds and caves will die of a plague.(A)

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