31 I will turn your cities into ruins(A) and lay waste(B) your sanctuaries,(C) and I will take no delight in the pleasing aroma of your offerings.(D)

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You have made the city a heap of rubble,(A)
    the fortified(B) town a ruin,(C)
the foreigners’ stronghold(D) a city no more;
    it will never be rebuilt.(E)

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13 Look! He advances like the clouds,(A)
    his chariots(B) come like a whirlwind,(C)
his horses(D) are swifter than eagles.(E)
    Woe to us! We are ruined!(F)

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Why do you prophesy in the Lord’s name that this house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate and deserted?”(A) And all the people crowded(B) around Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.

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10 “This is what the Lord says: ‘You say about this place, “It is a desolate waste, without people or animals.”(A) Yet in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are deserted,(B) inhabited by neither people nor animals, there will be heard once more

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A nation from the north(A) will attack her
    and lay waste her land.
No one will live(B) in it;
    both people and animals(C) will flee away.

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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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62 Then say, ‘Lord, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither people nor animals will live in it; it will be desolate(A) forever.’

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The roads to Zion mourn,(A)
    for no one comes to her appointed festivals.
All her gateways are desolate,(B)
    her priests groan,
her young women grieve,
    and she is in bitter anguish.(C)

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