28 “And you, son of man, prophesy and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God cconcerning the Ammonites and concerning their reproach,’ and say:
‘A sword, a sword is drawn,
Polished for slaughter,
For consuming, for flashing—
29 While they dsee false visions for you,
While they divine a lie to you,
To bring you on the necks of the wicked, the slain
eWhose day has come,
Whose iniquity shall end.
30 ‘Return fit to its sheath.
gI will judge you
In the place where you were created,
31 I will ipour out My indignation on you;
I will jblow against you with the fire of My wrath,
And deliver you into the hands of brutal men who are skillful to kdestroy.
Your blood shall be in the midst of the land.
lYou shall not be remembered,
For I the Lord have spoken.’ ”
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