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Jeremiah 51:57 NLT

57 I will make her officials and wise men drunk, along with her captains, officers, and warriors. They will fall asleep and never wake up again!” says the King, whose name is the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

Study tools for Jeremiah 51:57

  • 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