Jeremiah 51:1-7 NRS

1 Thus says the Lord: I am going to stir up a destructive wind a against Babylon and against the inhabitants of Leb-qamai; b

References for Jeremiah 51:1

    • ĉ 51:1 - Or [stir up the spirit of a destroyer]
    • Ċ 51:1 - [Leb-qamai] is a cryptogram for [Kasdim], Chaldea
      2 and I will send winnowers to Babylon, and they shall winnow her. They shall empty her land when they come against her from every side on the day of trouble.
      3 Let not the archer bend his bow, and let him not array himself in his coat of mail. Do not spare her young men; utterly destroy her entire army.
      4 They shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and wounded in her streets.
      5 Israel and Judah have not been forsaken by their God, the Lord of hosts, though their land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel.
      6 Flee from the midst of Babylon, save your lives, each of you! Do not perish because of her guilt, for this is the time of the Lord's vengeance; he is repaying her what is due.
      7 Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord's hand, making all the earth drunken; the nations drank of her wine, and so the nations went mad.