Jeremiah 51:1-6 DBY

1 Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against them that dwell in the heart of those that rise against me, a a destroying wind;

References for Jeremiah 51:1

    • Ɯ 51:1 - Lit. 'the heart of Leb-kamai,' which is perhaps enigmatical for 'the Chaldeans:' see Note, ch. 25.26.
      2 and I will send unto Babylon strangers, b who shall fan her, and shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her round about.

      References for Jeremiah 51:2

        • Ɲ 51:2 - Or 'fanners.'
          3 Against him that bendeth let the archer bend his bow, and against him that lifteth himself up in his coat of mail; and spare not her young men: destroy utterly all her host.
          4 And the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.
          5 For Israel is not forsaken, c nor Judah of his God, of Jehovah of hosts; for their land d is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel.

          References for Jeremiah 51:5

            • ƞ 51:5 - Lit. 'not in widowhood.'
            • Ɵ 51:5 - i.e. the land of the Chaldeans.
              6 Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and save every man his life; be ye not cut off in her iniquity: for this is the time of Jehovah's vengeance: he shall render unto her a recompence.