Jeremiah 51:11 NIV

11 “Sharpen the arrows, take up the shields! The LORD has stirred up the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is to destroy Babylon. The LORD will take vengeance, vengeance for his temple.

References for Jeremiah 51:11

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:11

  • a 51:1 - "Leb Kamai" is a cryptogram for Chaldea, that is, Babylonia.
  • b 51:3 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • c 51:4 - Or "Chaldea"
  • d 51:5 - Or "Almighty," / "and the land of the Babylonians"
  • e 51:24 - Or "Chaldea" ; also in verse 35
  • f 51:35 - Or "done to us and to our children"
  • g 51:41 - "Sheshak" is a cryptogram for Babylon.
  • h 51:54 - Or "Chaldeans"