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12     Your homeland will be put to shame.
        She who gave you life will be disgraced.
    She will become the least of all nations,
        nothing but a patch of wilderness, a dry and dusty patch of land, a barren desert.
13     Because of My anger, no one will live there.
        She will be a desolate wasteland.
    All who pass by Babylon and see what I, the Eternal, have done
        will shudder and gasp at her many deep wounds.

14     (to Babylon’s enemies) Prepare for battle! Take your positions!
        Surround Babylon on every side, all you archers.
    Shoot at her! Show no mercy! Spare no arrows,
        for she has sinned against the Eternal.

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