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Jeremiah 51:12 NIV

12 Lift up a banner against the walls of Babylon! Reinforce the guard, station the watchmen, prepare an ambush! The LORD will carry out his purpose, his decree against the people of Babylon.

References for Jeremiah 51:12

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:12

  • 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"