|Overview - Jeremiah 51|
|1||The severe judgment of God against Babylon, in revenge of Israel.|
|59||Jeremiah delivers the book of this prophecy to Seraiah, to be cast into Euphrates, in token of the perpetual sinking of Babylon.|
Jeremiah 51:41 (King James Version)
How is Sheshach taken! and how is the praise of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!
- Sheshach was probably an idol worshipped at Babylon, from which the city derived this name; and the festival which was held when the city was taken, when they were heated with wine, was perhaps observed in honour of it.
- 25:26 Daniel 5:1-3
- the praise
- 49:25 50:23 Isaiah 13:19 ; 14:4 Daniel 2:38 ; Daniel 4:22 Daniel 4:30 Daniel 5:4 Daniel 5:5 Revelation 18:10-19
- an astonishment
- 37 ; 50:46 Deuteronomy 28:37 ; 2 Chronicles 7:21 ; Ezekiel 27:35