Jeremiah 50:1-6 NLT

1 The gave Jeremiah the prophet this message concerning Babylon and the land of the Babylonians.a

References for Jeremiah 50:1

    • 50:1 - Or Chaldeans; also in 50:8, 25, 35, 45 .
      2 This is what the says: “Tell the whole world, and keep nothing back. Raise a signal flag to tell everyone that Babylon will fall! Her images and idolsb will be shattered. Her gods Bel and Marduk will be utterly disgraced.

      References for Jeremiah 50:2

        • 50:2 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung.
          3 For a nation will attack her from the north and bring such destruction that no one will live there again. Everything will be gone; both people and animals will flee.
          4 “In those coming days,” says the , “the people of Israel will return home together with the people of Judah. They will come weeping and seeking the their God.
          5 They will ask the way to Jerusalemc and will start back home again. They will bind themselves to the with an eternal covenant that will never be forgotten.

          References for Jeremiah 50:5

            • 50:5 - Hebrew Zion; also in 50:28 .
              6 “My people have been lost sheep. Their shepherds have led them astray and turned them loose in the mountains. They have lost their way and can’t remember how to get back to the sheepfold.