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Jeremiah 51:17 NIV

17 “Everyone is senseless and without knowledge; every goldsmith is shamed by his idols. The images he makes are a fraud; they have no breath in them.

References for Jeremiah 51:17

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:17

  • 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"