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Jeremiah 50:16 NLT

16 Take from Babylon all those who plant crops; send all the harvesters away. Because of the sword of the enemy, everyone will run away and rush back to their own lands.

Study tools for Jeremiah 50:16

  • a 50:1 - Or Chaldeans; also in 50:8, 25, 35, 45 .
  • b 50:2 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung.
  • c 50:5 - Hebrew Zion; also in 50:28 .
  • d 50:10 - Or Chaldea.
  • e 50:12 - Hebrew your mother.
  • f 50:17 - Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar.
  • g 50:21 - The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering.
  • h 50:38 - Or sword; the Hebrew words for drought and sword are very similar.
  • i 50:40 - Hebrew as God.