New Living Translation
This entire land will become a desolate wasteland. Israel and her neighboring lands will serve the king of Babylon for seventy years.
King James Bible
And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
Darby Bible Translation
And this whole land shall become a waste, an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
World English Bible
This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
Young's Literal Translation
And all this land hath been for a waste, for an astonishment, and these nations have served the king of Babylon seventy years.
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LibraryThe Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
The Last King of Judah
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
Yes, I myself will devastate your land, and your enemies who come to occupy it will be appalled at what they see.
2 Chronicles 36:21
So the message of the LORD spoken through Jeremiah was fulfilled. The land finally enjoyed its Sabbath rest, lying desolate until the seventy years were fulfilled, just as the prophet had said.
I will make it a wild place where the vines are not pruned and the ground is not hoed, a place overgrown with briers and thorns. I will command the clouds to drop no rain on it.
For seventy years, the length of a king's life, Tyre will be forgotten. But then the city will come back to life as in the song about the prostitute:
This is what the LORD says: "The whole land will be ruined, but I will not destroy it completely.
They have made it an empty wasteland; I hear its mournful cry. The whole land is desolate, and no one even cares.
On all the bare hilltops, destroying armies can be seen. The sword of the LORD devours people from one end of the nation to the other. No one will escape!
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