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31 “Babylon, you are too proud, and I am against you,”
    says the Lord God All-Powerful.
“The time has come
    for you to be punished.
32 Proud Babylon will stumble and fall,
    and no one will help her get up.
I will start a fire in her towns,
    and it will burn up everything around her.”

33 This is what the Lord All-Powerful says:

“The people of Israel
    and Judah are slaves.
The enemy took them as prisoners
    and won’t let them go.

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31 “See, I am against(A) you, you arrogant one,”
    declares the Lord, the Lord Almighty,
“for your day(B) has come,
    the time for you to be punished.
32 The arrogant(C) one will stumble and fall(D)
    and no one will help her up;(E)
I will kindle a fire(F) in her towns
    that will consume all who are around her.”

33 This is what the Lord Almighty says:

“The people of Israel are oppressed,(G)
    and the people of Judah as well.
All their captors hold them fast,
    refusing to let them go.(H)

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