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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.
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Jeremiah 51:44 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

44 I will punish Bel in Babylon,
    and make him vomit up what he swallowed;
    nations shall no longer stream to him.
Even the wall of Babylon falls!

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Jeremiah 51:58 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

58     Thus says the Lord of hosts:
The walls of spacious Babylon shall be leveled to the ground,
    its lofty gates destroyed by fire.
The toil of the peoples is for nothing;
    the nations weary themselves for what the flames consume.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Psalm 137:8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Desolate Daughter Babylon, you shall be destroyed,
    blessed the one who pays you back
    what you have done us!

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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