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"Make this announcement among the nations: 'Prepare for war; call your warriors; gather all your soldiers and march!
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Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up.
Psalm 96:10 Say ye among the Gentiles, the Lord hath reigned. For he hath corrected the world, which shall not be moved: he will judge the people with justice.
Isaiah 34:1 Come near, ye Gentiles, and hear, and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein, the world, and every thing that cometh forth of it.
Jeremiah 31:10 Hear the word of the Lord, O ye nations, and declare it in the islands that are afar off, and say: He that scattered Israel will gather him: and he will keep him as the shepherd doth his flock.
Jeremiah 50:2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish it, lift up a standard: proclaim, and conceal it not: say: Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is overthrown, their graven things are confounded, their idols are overthrown.
Ezekiel 21:21,22 For the king of Babylon stood in the highway, at the head of two ways, seeking divination, shuffling arrows: he inquired of the idols, and consulted entrails. . . .
Isaiah 8:9,10 Gather yourselves together, O ye people, and be overcome, and give ear, all ye lands afar off: strengthen yourselves, and be overcome, gird yourselves, and be overcome. . . .
Jeremiah 46:3,4 Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle. . . .
Ezekiel 38:7 Prepare and make thyself ready, and all thy multitude that is assembled about thee, and be thou commander over them.
ContextThe LORD Judges the Nations
…8And I will sell your sons, and your daughters, by the hands of the children of Juda, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, a nation far off, for the Lord hath spoken it. 9Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up.10Cut your ploughshares into swords, and your spades into spears. Let the weak say: I am strong.…
Gather yourselves together, O ye people, and be overcome, and give ear, all ye lands afar off: strengthen yourselves, and be overcome, gird yourselves, and be overcome.
Take counsel together, and it shall be defeated: speak a word, and it shall not be done: because God is with us.
Prepare ye war against her: arise, and let us go up at midday: woe unto us, for the day is declined, for the shadows of the evening are grown longer.
Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle.
Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen: stand forth with helmets, furbish the spears, put on coats of mail.
Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers, the Lord hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: and his mind is against Babylon to destroy it, because it is the vengeance of the Lord, the vengeance of his temple.
Set ye up a standard in the land: sound with the trumpet among the nations: prepare the nations against her: call together against her the kings of Ararat, Menni, and Ascenez: number Taphsar against her, bring the horse as the stinging locust.
Prepare and make thyself ready, and all thy multitude that is assembled about thee, and be thou commander over them.
Thus saith the Lord God: Thou then art he, of whom I have spoken in the days of old, by my servants the prophets of Israel, who prophesied in the days of those times that I would bring thee upon them.
Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.
And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts.
And I will gather all nations to Jerusalem to battle, and the city shall be taken, and the houses shall be rifled, and the women shall be defiled: and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the rest of the people shall not be taken away out of the city.
Then the Lord shall go forth, and shall fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.
Additional TranslationsProclaim this among the nations: “Prepare for war; rouse the mighty men; let all the men of war advance and attack!Proclaim you this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:
Proclaim ye this among the nations; prepare war; stir up the mighty men; let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.
Proclaim these things among the Gentiles; declare war, arouse the warriors, draw near and go up, all ye men of war.
Proclaim this among the nations: prepare war, arouse the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.
Proclaim ye this among the nations; prepare war: stir up the mighty men; let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.
Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:
Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for war! Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up.
Proclaim ye this among nations, Sanctify a war, stir up the mighty ones, Come nigh, come up, let all the men of war.
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