New International Version
11 “Sharpen the arrows,(C)
take up the shields!(D)
The Lord has stirred up the kings(E) of the Medes,(F)
because his purpose(G) is to destroy Babylon.
The Lord will take vengeance,(H)
vengeance for his temple.(I)
12 Lift up a banner(J) against the walls of Babylon!
Reinforce the guard,
station the watchmen,(K)
prepare an ambush!(L)
The Lord will carry out his purpose,(M)
his decree against the people of Babylon.