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Jeremiah 51:14 NLT

14 The LORD of Heaven’s Armies has taken this vow and has sworn to it by his own name: “Your cities will be filled with enemies, like fields swarming with locusts, and they will shout in triumph over you.”

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:14

  • 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