36 And (A)served their idols,
(B)Which became a snare to them.

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(A)Declare and proclaim among the nations.
Proclaim it and (B)lift up a flag,
Do not conceal it. Say,
(C)Babylon has been captured,
(D)Bel has been put to shame, [a]Marduk has been [b]shattered;
Her (E)idols have been put to shame, her images have been shattered.’

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 50:2 Heb Merodach
  2. Jeremiah 50:2 Or dismayed

18 “What (A)benefit is a carved image when its maker has carved it,
Or a cast metal image, a (B)teacher of falsehood?
For its maker (C)trusts in his own handiwork
When he fashions speechless idols.

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