Jeremiah 50:1-6 NAS

Prophecy against Babylon

1 The word which the LORD spoke concerning 1Babylon, the land of the Chaldeans, through Jeremiah the prophet:

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2 "2Declare and proclaim among the nations. Proclaim it and 3lift up a standard. Do not conceal it but say, '4Babylon has been captured, 5Bel has been put to shame, aMarduk has been bshattered; Her 6images have been put to shame, her idols have been shattered.'

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    • ʚ 50:2 - Heb "Merodach"
    • ʛ 50:2 - Or "dismayed"
      3 "For a nation has come up against her out of the 7north; it will make her land 8an object of horror, and there will be 9no inhabitant in it. Both man and beast have wandered off, they have gone away!

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      4 "In those days and at that time," declares the LORD, "the sons of Israel will come, both they and the sons of Judah 10as well; they will go along 11weeping as they go, and it will be 12the LORD their God they will seek.

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      5 "They will 13ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces cin its direction; dthey ewill come that they may join themselves to the LORD in an 14everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

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        • ʜ 50:5 - Lit "hither"
        • ʝ 50:5 - M.T. reads "come ye!"
        • ʞ 50:5 - Or "will have come"
          6 "My people have become 15lost sheep; 16Their shepherds have led them astray. They have made them turn aside on the 17mountains; They have gone along from mountain to hill And have forgotten their 18resting place.

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