18 Their bows(A) will strike down the young men;(B)
    they will have no mercy(C) on infants,
    nor will they look with compassion on children.(D)

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Let not the archer string his bow,(A)
    nor let him put on his armor.(B)
Do not spare her young men;
    completely destroy[a] her army.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 51:3 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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