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19 And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning,

“Alas, alas, O great city—
    in her all who had ships at sea grew rich from her wealth!
For in a single hour has she been ruined!
20 Rejoice over her, O heaven,[a]
    and you kedoshim, emissaries and prophets!
    For God has judged her condemnation of you!”

21 Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea,[b] saying:

“So shall Babylon, the great city,
    be thrown down with violence,
    never to be found again!

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