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Jeremiah 50:43-45 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and he loses courage.
    Anguish will grip him as pain grips a woman in labor.
44 I will suddenly chase them from their places
    like a lion coming out of the jungle
        along the Jordan River into pastureland.
            I will appoint over Babylon whomever I choose.
                Who is like me? Who can challenge me?
                    Is there any leader who can stand up to me?
45 Listen to the plans that the Lord is making against Babylon
    and the things he intends to do to the land of the Babylonians.
        He will surely drag away the little ones of the flock.
        He will surely destroy the pasture because of the Babylonians.

GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

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Jeremiah 50:43-45 New International Version (NIV)

43 The king of Babylon has heard reports about them,
    and his hands hang limp.
Anguish has gripped him,
    pain like that of a woman in labor.
44 Like a lion coming up from Jordan’s thickets
    to a rich pastureland,
I will chase Babylon from its land in an instant.
    Who is the chosen one I will appoint for this?
Who is like me and who can challenge me?
    And what shepherd can stand against me?”

45 Therefore, hear what the Lord has planned against Babylon,
    what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians:
The young of the flock will be dragged away;
    their pasture will be appalled at their fate.

New International Version (NIV)

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