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Isaiah 21:2 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

A harsh vision has been announced to me:
    “The traitor betrays,
    the despoiler spoils.
Go up, O Elam; besiege, O Media;[a]
    put an end to all its groaning!”

Footnotes:

  1. 21:2 Elam…Media: nations which, under the leadership of Cyrus, captured Babylon in 539 B.C. End to all its groaning: those who were captive of Babylon will be freed.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Jeremiah 51:11 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

11 Sharpen the arrows,
    fill the quivers;
The Lord has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes,[a]
    for his resolve is Babylon’s destruction.
Yes, it is retribution from the Lord,
    retribution for his temple.

Footnotes:

  1. 51:11 Kings of the Medes: the Medes and the Persians lived in the area known today as Iran.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Jeremiah 51:28 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

28 Dedicate nations for war against her:
    the king of the Medes,
Its governors and all its officers,
    every land in its domain.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

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