Jeremiah 50:1-7 NIV

A Message About Babylon

1 This is the word the LORD spoke through Jeremiah the prophet concerning Babylon and the land of the Babylonians :

References for Jeremiah 50:1

    • Î 50:1 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verses 8, 25, 35 and 45
      2 “Announce and proclaim among the nations, lift up a banner and proclaim it; keep nothing back, but say, ‘Babylon will be captured; Bel will be put to shame, Marduk filled with terror. Her images will be put to shame and her idols filled with terror.’

      References for Jeremiah 50:2

      3 A nation from the north will attack her and lay waste her land. No one will live in it; both people and animals will flee away.

      References for Jeremiah 50:3

          4 “In those days, at that time,” declares the LORD, “the people of Israel and the people of Judah together will go in tears to seek the LORD their God.

          References for Jeremiah 50:4

          5 They will ask the way to Zion and turn their faces toward it. They will come and bind themselves to the LORDin an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

          References for Jeremiah 50:5

          6 “My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place.

          References for Jeremiah 50:6

          7 Whoever found them devoured them; their enemies said, ‘We are not guilty, for they sinned against the LORD, their verdant pasture, the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.’

          References for Jeremiah 50:7