Jeremiah 51:11 NLT

11 Sharpen the arrows! Lift up the shields! For the LORD has inspired the kings of the Medes to march against Babylon and destroy her. This is his vengeance against those who desecrated his Temple.

References for Jeremiah 51:11

    • e 51:11 - Greek version reads Fill up the quivers.

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      • a 51:1 - Hebrew of Leb-kamai, a code name for Babylonia.
      • b 51:3 - 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.
      • c 51:4 - Or Chaldeans; also in 51:54 .
      • d 51:10 - Hebrew Zion; also in 51:24 .
      • e 51:11 - Greek version reads Fill up the quivers.
      • f 51:19 - Hebrew the Portion of Jacob. See note on 5:20 .
      • g 51:20 - Possibly Cyrus, whom God used to conquer Babylon. Compare Isa 44:28 ; 45:1 .
      • h 51:24 - Or Chaldea; also in 51:35 .
      • i 51:34 - Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar.
      • j 51:41 - Hebrew Sheshach, a code name for Babylon.
      • k 51:59 - The fourth year of Zedekiah’s reign was 593