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28 Therefore, the earth will mourn
    and the heavens above grow black.
    For I have spoken, I have purposed,
    nor will I relent, nor turn from it.
29 At the sound of horsemen and archers
        the whole city flees.
    They go into the thickets
        and climb up on the rocks.
    The whole city is deserted—
        no one dwells in it.
30 And you, O desolate one, what will you do?
    Though you dress in scarlet,
    though you adorn yourself with gold ornaments
    though you enlarge your eyes with paint—
    in vain
        you make yourself beautiful—
    your lovers despise you,
        they seek your life.

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28 Therefore the earth will mourn(A)
    and the heavens above grow dark,(B)
because I have spoken and will not relent,(C)
    I have decided and will not turn back.(D)

29 At the sound of horsemen and archers(E)
    every town takes to flight.(F)
Some go into the thickets;
    some climb up among the rocks.(G)
All the towns are deserted;(H)
    no one lives in them.

30 What are you doing,(I) you devastated one?
    Why dress yourself in scarlet
    and put on jewels(J) of gold?
Why highlight your eyes with makeup?(K)
    You adorn yourself in vain.
Your lovers(L) despise you;
    they want to kill you.(M)

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