14 They advance as through a gaping breach;(A)
    amid the ruins they come rolling in.

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14     our oxen(A) will draw heavy loads.[a]
There will be no breaching of walls,(B)
    no going into captivity,
    no cry of distress in our streets.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 144:14 Or our chieftains will be firmly established

15 Shout(A) against her on every side!
    She surrenders, her towers fall,
    her walls(B) are torn down.
Since this is the vengeance(C) of the Lord,
    take vengeance on her;
    do to her(D) as she has done to others.(E)

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44 I will punish Bel(A) in Babylon
    and make him spew out(B) what he has swallowed.
The nations will no longer stream to him.
    And the wall(C) of Babylon will fall.

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58 This is what the Lord Almighty says:

“Babylon’s thick wall(A) will be leveled
    and her high gates(B) set on fire;
the peoples(C) exhaust(D) themselves for nothing,
    the nations’ labor is only fuel for the flames.”(E)

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Jerusalem’s Fall Explained

21 In the twelfth year of our exile, in the tenth month on the fifth day, a man who had escaped(A) from Jerusalem came to me and said, “The city has fallen!(B)

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