55 The Lord will destroy Babylon;
    he will silence(A) her noisy din.
Waves(B) of enemies will rage like great waters;
    the roar of their voices will resound.
56 A destroyer(C) will come against Babylon;
    her warriors will be captured,
    and their bows will be broken.(D)
For the Lord is a God of retribution;
    he will repay(E) in full.
57 I will make her officials(F) and wise(G) men drunk,(H)
    her governors, officers and warriors as well;
they will sleep(I) forever and not awake,”
    declares the King,(J) whose name is the Lord Almighty.

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