21 But desert creatures(A) will lie there,
    jackals(B) will fill her houses;
there the owls(C) will dwell,
    and there the wild goats(D) will leap about.

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13 Look at the land of the Babylonians,[a](A)
    this people that is now of no account!
The Assyrians(B) have made it
    a place for desert creatures;(C)
they raised up their siege towers,(D)
    they stripped its fortresses bare
    and turned it into a ruin.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 23:13 Or Chaldeans
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14 Desert creatures(A) will meet with hyenas,(B)
    and wild goats will bleat to each other;
there the night creatures(C) will also lie down
    and find for themselves places of rest.

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39 “So desert creatures(A) and hyenas will live there,
    and there the owl will dwell.
It will never again be inhabited
    or lived in from generation to generation.(B)

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