But their sword will pierce their own heart, and their bows will be broken!
Indeed, the destroyer is coming against her, against Babylon. Her warriors are captured, and her bows are broken. For the LORD is a God of recompense, and he will repay in full.
He causes wars to cease all over the earth, he causes the bow to break, the spear to snap, the chariots to ignite and burn.
This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Look, I'm going to break the bow of Elam, the finest of their troops.
There he shattered sharp arrows, shields, swords, and weapons of war. Interlude
At that time I'll shatter the military strength of Israel in the Valley of Jezreel."