41 when I sharpen my flashing sword(A)
    and my hand grasps it in judgment,
I will take vengeance(B) on my adversaries
    and repay those who hate me.(C)

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“Assyria(A) will fall by no human sword;
    a sword, not of mortals, will devour(B) them.
They will flee before the sword
    and their young men will be put to forced labor.(C)

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10 But that day(A) belongs to the Lord, the Lord Almighty—
    a day of vengeance(B), for vengeance on his foes.
The sword will devour(C) till it is satisfied,
    till it has quenched its thirst with blood.(D)
For the Lord, the Lord Almighty, will offer sacrifice(E)
    in the land of the north by the River Euphrates.(F)

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“‘Alas, sword(A) of the Lord,
    how long till you rest?
Return to your sheath;
    cease and be still.’(B)

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17 “Or if I bring a sword(A) against that country and say, ‘Let the sword pass throughout the land,’ and I kill its people and their animals,(B)

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28 “And you, son of man, prophesy and say, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says about the Ammonites(A) and their insults:

“‘A sword,(B) a sword,
    drawn for the slaughter,
polished to consume
    and to flash like lightning!

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“Son of man, speak to your people and say to them: ‘When I bring the sword(A) against a land, and the people of the land choose one of their men and make him their watchman,(B)

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