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19 Then they threw dust on their heads and shouted while crying and mourning,

‘How horrible, how horrible for that important city.
    Everyone who had a ship at sea
        grew rich because of that city’s high prices.
In one moment it has been destroyed!’

20 “Gloat over it, heaven, God’s people, apostles, and prophets.
God has condemned it for you.”

21 Then a powerful angel picked up a stone that was like a large millstone. He threw it into the sea and said,

“The important city Babylon will be thrown down with the same force.
    It will never be found again.

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