17 I am going to bring floodwaters(A) on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish.(B)

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Seven days from now I will send rain(A) on the earth(B) for forty days(C) and forty nights,(D) and I will wipe from the face of the earth every living creature I have made.(E)

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21 Every living thing that moved on land perished—birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.(A) 22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life(B) in its nostrils died. 23 Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; people and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped from the earth.(C) Only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.(D)

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15 all humanity would perish(A) together
    and mankind would return to the dust.(B)

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I will make it a wasteland,(A)
    neither pruned nor cultivated,
    and briers and thorns(B) will grow there.
I will command the clouds
    not to rain(C) on it.”

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The Lord’s Devastation of the Earth

24 See, the Lord is going to lay waste the earth(A)
    and devastate(B) it;
he will ruin its face
    and scatter(C) its inhabitants—
it will be the same
    for priest as for people,(D)
    for the master as for his servant,
    for the mistress as for her servant,
    for seller as for buyer,(E)
    for borrower as for lender,
    for debtor as for creditor.(F)
The earth will be completely laid waste(G)
    and totally plundered.(H)
The Lord has spoken(I) this word.

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27 For I am watching(A) over them for harm,(B) not for good; the Jews in Egypt will perish(C) by sword and famine(D) until they are all destroyed.(E)

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“Son of man, this is what the Sovereign Lord says to the land of Israel:

“‘The end!(A) The end has come
    upon the four corners(B) of the land!
The end is now upon you,
    and I will unleash my anger against you.
I will judge you according to your conduct(C)
    and repay you for all your detestable practices.(D)

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