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Though nations like the rushing of many waters, shall rush, Yet shall one rebuke him, And he shall flee far away, - And be chased As the chaff of the mountains before a wind, And as whirling stubble before a storm!
1 Kings 22:17
And he said - I saw all Israel, scattered among the mountains, like sheep that have no shepherd, - so Yahweh said, These have, no masters, let them return every man unto his own house, in peace.
Such, have they become to thee, with whom thou hast wearied thyself, - Thy merchants - from thy youth, will every man stagger straight onwards - There is none to save thee.
Cut ye off the sower from Babylon, And him that graspeth the sickle in the time of harvest, From the face of the sword of the oppressor, Each, to his own people will they turn, and Each, to his own land will they flee.
We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed, Leave her and let us go every one to his own land, - For her judgment, reacheth unto the heavens, And mounteth as far as the skies.
And they shall weep and wail over her - shall the kings of the earth who, with her, committed lewdness and waxed wanton, - as soon as they see the smoke of her burning, -