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Jeremiah 51:11 CEB

11 Sharpen your arrows; prepare your shields. The LORD is stirring up the spirit of kings from Media. He intends to destroy Babylon; this is the LORD's retribution, a day of reckoning for his temple.

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:11

  • a 51:1 - Or <i>the inhabitants of Leb qamai</i>, a reference to Chaldea (Babylonia); or <i>those who rise up against me</i>
  • b 51:2 - Or <i>foreigners</i>
  • c 51:6 - Or <i>she </i>or <i>it</i>
  • d 51:13 - Heb uncertain
  • e 51:14 - Heb lacks <i>cities</i>.
  • f 51:34 - Or <i>He’s made us an empty container.</i>
  • g 51:41 - <i>Sheshach </i>is a name for Babylon.
  • h 51:59 - Or <i>officer of rest</i>, often translated as <i>quartermaster</i>