20 “You are my hammer and weapon of war:
with you I (A)break nations in pieces;
    with you I destroy kingdoms;
21 with you I break in pieces the horse and his rider;
    with you I break in pieces the chariot and the charioteer;
22 with you I break in pieces man and woman;
    with you I break in pieces (B)the old man and the youth;
with you I break in pieces (C)the young man and the young woman;
23     with you I break in pieces the shepherd and his flock;
with you I break in pieces the farmer and his team;
    with you I break in pieces (D)governors and commanders.

24 (E)“I will repay Babylon and all the inhabitants of Chaldea before your very eyes for all the evil that they have done in Zion, declares the Lord.

25 “Behold, I am against you, O destroying mountain,
declares the Lord,
    which destroys the whole earth;
I will stretch out my hand against you,
    and roll you down from the crags,
    (F)and make you a burnt mountain.
26 No (G)stone shall be taken from you for a corner
    and no stone for a foundation,
but you shall be (H)a perpetual waste,
    declares the Lord.

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