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Jeremiah 51:10-12 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

10 The Lord got even for us.
    Come, let’s tell about that in Zion.
Let’s tell what the Lord our God has done.

11 Sharpen the arrows!
    Get your shields!
The Lord has stirred up the kings of the Medes
    because he wants to destroy Babylon.
The army from Babylon destroyed his Temple in Jerusalem,
    so he will give them the punishment they deserve.
12 Lift up a flag against the walls of Babylon.
    Bring more guards.
Put the watchmen in their places.
    Get ready for a secret attack.
The Lord will do what he has planned.
    He will do what he said he would do against the people of Babylon.

Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

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Jeremiah 51:10-12 New International Version (NIV)

10 “‘The Lord has vindicated us;
    come, let us tell in Zion
    what the Lord our God has done.’

11 “Sharpen the arrows,
    take up the shields!
The Lord has stirred up the kings of the Medes,
    because his purpose is to destroy Babylon.
The Lord will take vengeance,
    vengeance for his temple.
12 Lift up a banner against the walls of Babylon!
    Reinforce the guard,
station the watchmen,
    prepare an ambush!
The Lord will carry out his purpose,
    his decree against the people of Babylon.

New International Version (NIV)

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