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21 Then a ·powerful [strong; mighty] angel picked up a large stone, like ·one used for grinding grain [a millstone], and threw it into the sea [Jer. 51:63–64]. He said:

“In the same way, the great city of Babylon will be thrown down [with violence],
    and it will never be found again.
22 The ·music [L sound] of ·people playing harps [harpists] and ·other instruments [musicians; singers], ·flutes [flutists], and ·trumpets [trumpeters],
    will never be heard in you again.
No ·workman [craftsman] doing any ·job [trade]
    will ever be found in you again.
The sound of ·grinding grain [the millstone]
    will never be heard in you again.
23 The light of a lamp
    will never shine in you again,
and the voices of a bridegroom and bride
    will never be heard in you again.
[L For; Because] Your merchants were the world’s great people,
    and all the nations were ·tricked [deceived; led astray] by your ·magic [sorcery].

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