12 your mother will be utterly humiliated;
she who bore you will be put to shame.
Look! She will lag behind all[a] the nations—
a dry land, a wilderness,(A) an Arabah.
13 Because of the Lord’s wrath,
she will not be inhabited;
she will become a desolation, every bit of her.
Everyone who passes through Babylon
will be horrified
and scoff because of all her wounds.(B)
14 Line up in battle formation around Babylon,
all you archers!
Shoot at her! Do not spare an arrow,
for she has sinned against the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 50:12 Lit Look! The last of

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