Jeremiah 50:2 DBY

2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and lift up a banner; publish, conceal not! Say, Babylon is taken, Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed: her images are put to shame, her idols are dismayed.

References for Jeremiah 50:2

    • b 50:2 - A Babylonian idol.
    • c 50:2 - Or 'broken in pieces.'

      Study tools for Jeremiah 50:2

      • a 50:1 - Or 'against.'
      • b 50:2 - A Babylonian idol.
      • c 50:2 - Or 'broken in pieces.'
      • d 50:6 - Or 'caused them to go astray on the perverting mountains,' alluding to the idolatrous high places.
      • e 50:11 - Or 'that treadeth out [the corn].'
      • f 50:12 - Or 'the last,' as Amalek was said to be 'the first:' Num. 24.20.
      • g 50:15 - i.e. 'hath surrendered.'
      • h 50:21 - Or 'apostasy,' Heb. Merathaim. Some take the word as a symbolic name of Babylon: see ch. 51.1, and Note.
      • i 50:21 - Or 'punishment:' Heb. Pekod: see Ezek. 23.23.
      • j 50:32 - Lit. 'pride,' as ch. 49.16. It is Babylon personified.