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21 Then a strong angel picked up a rock like a huge millstone and hurled it into the sea, with these words: ‘Babylon the great city will be thrown down like that with a splash, and will never be seen again! 22 Never again will people hear the sound of harps, musicians, flute players and trumpeters in you. Never again will there be any skilled workmen plying their trade in you. Never again will people hear the sound of the mill in you. 23 Never again will anyone see the light of a lamp in you. Never again will anyone hear the voice of bridegroom and bride in you. Your merchants were the mighty ones of the earth; all the nations were deceived by your magic.’

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New Testament for Everyone (NTE)

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