|Overview - Jeremiah 50|
|1||The judgment of Babylon and the redemption of Israel.|
Jeremiah 50:45 (King James Version)
Therefore hear ye the counsel of the LORD, that he hath taken against Babylon; and his purposes, that he hath purposed against the land of the Chaldeans: Surely the least of the flock shall draw them out: surely he shall make their habitation desolate with them.
- Jeremiah 51:10 Jeremiah 51:11 Psalms 33:10 Psalms 33:11 ; Isaiah 14:24-27 ; Isaiah 46:10 Isaiah 46:11 Acts 4:28 ; Ephesians 1:11
- Revelation 17:16 Revelation 17:17
- the least
- 37:10 49:20
- surely he
- We have already adverted to the completion of the prophecies respecting the final destruction of Babylon, (on Isaiah 13:18, ,)and shall only add a few more observations, in order to shew more clearly the full accomplishment of some of these predictions. Strabo says that in his time (about the Christian era) a great part of it was a desert. Jerome says that in his time (cir
- A.D. 340) it was quite in ruins, the walls merely serving for an inclosure for wild beasts, for the hunting of the kings of Parthia: and modern travellers universally concur in describing it in a state of utter desolation, and the habitation of wild beasts and noxious reptiles.