When the days of your siege come to an end, burn(A) a third(B) of the hair inside the city. Take a third and strike it with the sword all around the city. And scatter a third to the wind.(C) For I will pursue them with drawn sword.(D)

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17 I will send famine and wild beasts(A) against you, and they will leave you childless. Plague and bloodshed(B) will sweep through you, and I will bring the sword against you. I the Lord have spoken.(C)

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39 Then their numbers decreased,(A) and they were humbled(B)
    by oppression, calamity and sorrow;

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And if they ask you, ‘Where shall we go?’ tell them, ‘This is what the Lord says:

“‘Those destined for death, to death;
those for the sword, to the sword;(A)
those for starvation, to starvation;(B)
those for captivity, to captivity.’(C)

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Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague.(A) But whoever goes out and surrenders(B) to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; they will escape with their lives.(C)

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11 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Strike your hands together and stamp your feet and cry out “Alas!” because of all the wicked and detestable practices of the people of Israel, for they will fall by the sword, famine and plague.(A) 12 One who is far away will die of the plague, and one who is near will fall by the sword, and anyone who survives and is spared will die of famine. So will I pour out my wrath(B) on them.(C)

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15 Outside is the sword;
    inside are plague and famine.
Those in the country
    will die by the sword;
those in the city
    will be devoured by famine and plague.(A)

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14 I will scatter to the winds all those around him—his staff and all his troops—and I will pursue them with drawn sword.(A)

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Though they are driven into exile by their enemies,
    there I will command the sword(A) to slay them.

“I will keep my eye on them
    for harm(B) and not for good.(C)(D)

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In the whole land,” declares the Lord,
    “two-thirds will be struck down and perish;
    yet one-third will be left in it.(A)

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I looked, and there before me was a pale horse!(A) Its rider was named Death, and Hades(B) was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.(C)

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