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25 How the famous city is forsaken,[a]
    the joyful town![b]
26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her squares,
    and all her soldiers shall be destroyed in that day,
says the Lord of hosts.
27 And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus,
    and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 49:25 Vg: Heb is not forsaken
  2. Jeremiah 49:25 Syr Vg Tg: Heb the town of my joy

25 Why has the city of renown not been abandoned,
    the town in which I delight?
26 Surely, her young men(A) will fall in the streets;
    all her soldiers will be silenced(B) in that day,”
declares the Lord Almighty.
27 “I will set fire(C) to the walls of Damascus;(D)
    it will consume(E) the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.(F)

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