20 Disaster follows disaster;(A)
    the whole land lies in ruins.(B)
In an instant my tents(C) are destroyed,
    my shelter in a moment.

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27 This is what the Lord says:

“The whole land will be ruined,(A)
    though I will not destroy(B) it completely.

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11 Then I said, “For how long, Lord?”(A)

And he answered:

“Until the cities lie ruined(B)
    and without inhabitant,
until the houses are left deserted(C)
    and the fields ruined and ravaged,(D)

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The earth will be completely laid waste(A)
    and totally plundered.(B)
The Lord has spoken(C) this word.

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34 I will bring an end to the sounds(A) of joy and gladness and to the voices of bride and bridegroom(B) in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem,(C) for the land will become desolate.(D)

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11 “I will make Jerusalem a heap(A) of ruins,
    a haunt of jackals;(B)
and I will lay waste the towns of Judah(C)
    so no one can live there.”(D)

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19 The sound of wailing is heard from Zion:
    ‘How ruined(A) we are!
    How great is our shame!
We must leave our land
    because our houses are in ruins.’”

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11 It will be made a wasteland,(A)
    parched and desolate before me;(B)
the whole land will be laid waste
    because there is no one who cares.

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11 This whole country will become a desolate wasteland,(A) and these nations will serve(B) the king of Babylon seventy years.(C)

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Therefore, my fierce anger was poured out;(A) it raged against the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem and made them the desolate ruins(B) they are today.

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In that day people will ridicule you;
    they will taunt you with this mournful song:
‘We are utterly ruined;(A)
    my people’s possession is divided up.(B)
He takes it from me!
    He assigns our fields to traitors.’”

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