“Flee(A) from Babylon!
    Run for your lives!
    Do not be destroyed because of her sins.(B)
It is time(C) for the Lord’s vengeance;(D)
    he will repay(E) her what she deserves.

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35 May the violence(A) done to our flesh[a] be on Babylon,”
    say the inhabitants of Zion.
“May our blood be on those who live in Babylonia,”
    says Jerusalem.(B)

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  1. Jeremiah 51:35 Or done to us and to our children
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41 when I sharpen my flashing sword(A)
    and my hand grasps it in judgment,
I will take vengeance(B) on my adversaries
    and repay those who hate me.(C)

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15 Shout(A) against her on every side!
    She surrenders, her towers fall,
    her walls(B) are torn down.
Since this is the vengeance(C) of the Lord,
    take vengeance on her;
    do to her(D) as she has done to others.(E)

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64 Pay them back what they deserve, Lord,
    for what their hands have done.(A)

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