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Isaiah 14:4-6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

that you will take up this [a]taunt against the king of Babylon, and say,

“How the oppressor has ceased,
And how the [b]onslaught has ceased!
The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked,
The scepter of rulers,
Which used to strike the peoples in fury with unceasing strokes,
Which [c]subdued the nations in anger with unrestrained persecution.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 14:4 Or proverb
  2. Isaiah 14:4 As in DSS and ancient versions; MT uncertain
  3. Isaiah 14:6 Or ruled
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Isaiah 14:4-6 New International Version (NIV)

you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon:

How the oppressor has come to an end!
    How his fury[a] has ended!
The Lord has broken the rod of the wicked,
    the scepter of the rulers,
which in anger struck down peoples
    with unceasing blows,
and in fury subdued nations
    with relentless aggression.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 14:4 Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint and Syriac; the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
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Jeremiah 25:12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Babylon Will Be Judged

12 ‘Then it will be when seventy years are completed I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation,’ declares the Lord, ‘for their wrongdoing, and the land of the Chaldeans; and I will make it an everlasting desolation.

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Jeremiah 25:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 “But when the seventy years are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon and his nation, the land of the Babylonians,[a] for their guilt,” declares the Lord, “and will make it desolate forever.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 25:12 Or Chaldeans
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