The Humiliation of Babylon

47 “Come (A)down and (B)sit in the dust,
O virgin daughter of (C)Babylon;
Sit on the ground without a throne,
O daughter of the Chaldeans!
For you shall no more be called
Tender and [a]delicate.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 47:1 dainty

Again (A)I will build you, and you shall be rebuilt,
O virgin of Israel!
You shall again be adorned with your (B)tambourines,
And shall go forth in the dances of those who rejoice.

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21 “Set up signposts,
Make landmarks;
(A)Set your heart toward the highway,
The way in which you went.
[a]Turn back, O virgin of Israel,
Turn back to these your cities.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 31:21 Or Return