25 How is the glorious [a]city not reserved, the city of my joy?

26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all her men of war shall be cut off in that day, saith the Lord of hosts.

27 And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, which shall consume the palaces of [b]Ben-Hadad.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 49:25 He speaketh this in the person of the king and of them of the country, who shall wonder to see Damascus the chief city destroyed.
  2. Jeremiah 49:27 Who was king of Syria, 1 Kings 20:26, and had built these palaces, which were still called the palaces of Ben-Hadad.