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41 “People are going to come from the north.
    A great nation and many kings will rise from the ends of the earth.
42 They will take hold of bows and spears.
    They will be cruel and have no compassion.
    They will sound like the sea when it roars.
    They will ride horses.
    They are ready for war, ready to attack you, people of Babylon.
43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and he loses courage.
    Anguish will grip him as pain grips a woman in labor.

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