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24 They shall be consumed with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, And with poisonous pestilence; And the teeth of beasts will I send against them, With the poison of what crawleth in the dust.

25 From without shall the sword bereave them, and in the chambers, terror—Both the young man and the virgin, The suckling with the man of gray hairs.

26 I would say, I will scatter, I will make the remembrance of them to cease from among men,

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24 I will send wasting famine(A) against them,
    consuming pestilence(B) and deadly plague;(C)
I will send against them the fangs of wild beasts,(D)
    the venom of vipers(E) that glide in the dust.(F)
25 In the street the sword will make them childless;
    in their homes terror(G) will reign.(H)
The young men and young women will perish,
    the infants and those with gray hair.(I)
26 I said I would scatter(J) them
    and erase their name from human memory,(K)

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