13 Because of the Lord’s anger she will not be inhabited
    but will be completely desolate.(A)
All who pass Babylon will be appalled;(B)
    they will scoff(C) because of all her wounds.(D)

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A Prophecy Against Babylon

21 A prophecy(A) against the Desert(B) by the Sea:

Like whirlwinds(C) sweeping through the southland,(D)
    an invader comes from the desert,
    from a land of terror.

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12 “But when the seventy years(A) are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon(B) and his nation, the land of the Babylonians,[a] for their guilt,” declares the Lord, “and will make it desolate(C) forever.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 25:12 Or Chaldeans
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26 No rock will be taken from you for a cornerstone,
    nor any stone for a foundation,
    for you will be desolate(A) forever,”
declares the Lord.

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