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19 And they threw dust on their heads and cried out, weeping and being sad. They said:

“Terrible! How terrible for the great city!
All the people who had ships on the sea
    became rich because of her wealth!
But she has been destroyed in one hour!
20 Be happy because of this, heaven!
    Be happy, God’s holy people and apostles and prophets!
God has punished her because of what she did to you.”

21 Then a powerful angel picked up a large stone, like one used for grinding grain, and threw it into the sea. He said:

“In the same way, the great city of Babylon will be thrown down,
    and it will never be found again.

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