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Jeremiah 51 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:1 - Thus saith H559 the LORD; H3068 Behold, I will raise up H5782 against Babylon, H894 and against them that dwell H3427 in the midst H3820 of them that rise up H6965 against me, a destroying H7843 wind; H7307

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:2 - And will send H7971 unto Babylon H894 fanners, H2114 that shall fan H2219 her, and shall empty H1238 her land: H776 for in the day H3117 of trouble H7451 they shall be against her round about. H5439

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:3 - Against him that bendeth H1869  let the archer H1869 bend H1869 his bow, H7198 and against him that lifteth himself up H5927 in his brigandine: H5630 and spare H2550 ye not her young men; H970 destroy ye utterly H2763 all her host. H6635

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:4 - Thus the slain H2491 shall fall H5307 in the land H776 of the Chaldeans, H3778 and they that are thrust through H1856 in her streets. H2351

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:5 - For Israel H3478 hath not been forsaken, H488 nor Judah H3063 of his God, H430 of the LORD H3068 of hosts; H6635 though their land H776 was filled H4390 with sin H817 against the Holy One H6918 of Israel. H3478

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:6 - Flee out H5127 of the midst H8432 of Babylon, H894 and deliver H4422 every man H376 his soul: H5315 be not cut off H1826 in her iniquity; H5771 for this is the time H6256 of the LORD'S H3068 vengeance; H5360 he will render H7999 unto her a recompence. H1576

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:7 - Babylon H894 hath been a golden H2091 cup H3563 in the LORD'S H3068 hand, H3027 that made all the earth H776 drunken: H7937 the nations H1471 have drunken H8354 of her wine; H3196 therefore the nations H1471 are mad. H1984

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:8 - Babylon H894 is suddenly H6597 fallen H5307 and destroyed: H7665 howl H3213 for her; take H3947 balm H6875 for her pain, H4341 if so be she may be healed. H7495

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:9 - We would have healed H7495 Babylon, H894 but she is not healed: H7495 forsake H5800 her, and let us go H3212 every one H376 into his own country: H776 for her judgment H4941 reacheth H5060 unto heaven, H8064 and is lifted up H5375 even to the skies. H7834

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:10 - The LORD H3068 hath brought forth H3318 our righteousness: H6666 come, H935 and let us declare H5608 in Zion H6726 the work H4639 of the LORD H3068 our God. H430

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:11 - Make bright H1305 the arrows; H2671 gather H4390 the shields: H7982 the LORD H3068 hath raised up H5782 the spirit H7307 of the kings H4428 of the Medes: H4074 for his device H4209 is against Babylon, H894 to destroy H7843 it; because it is the vengeance H5360 of the LORD, H3068 the vengeance H5360 of his temple. H1964

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:12 - Set up H5375 the standard H5251 upon the walls H2346 of Babylon, H894 make the watch H4929 strong, H2388 set up H6965 the watchmen, H8104 prepare H3559 the ambushes: H693 for the LORD H3068 hath both devised H2161 and done H6213 that which he spake H1696 against the inhabitants H3427 of Babylon. H894

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:13 - O thou that dwellest H7931 H7931 upon many H7227 waters, H4325 abundant H7227 in treasures, H214 thine end H7093 is come, H935 and the measure H520 of thy covetousness. H1215

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:14 - The LORD H3068 of hosts H6635 hath sworn H7650 by himself, H5315 saying, Surely I will fill H4390 thee with men, H120 as with caterpillers; H3218 and they shall lift up H6030 a shout H1959 against thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:15 - He hath made H6213 the earth H776 by his power, H3581 he hath established H3559 the world H8398 by his wisdom, H2451 and hath stretched out H5186 the heaven H8064 by his understanding. H8394

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:16 - When he uttereth H5414 his voice, H6963 there is a multitude H1995 of waters H4325 in the heavens; H8064 and he causeth the vapours H5387 to ascend H5927 from the ends H7097 of the earth: H776 he maketh H6213 lightnings H1300 with rain, H4306 and bringeth forth H3318 the wind H7307 out of his treasures. H214

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:17 - Every man H120 is brutish H1197 by his knowledge; H1847 every founder H6884 is confounded H3001 by the graven image: H6459 for his molten image H5262 is falsehood, H8267 and there is no breath H7307 in them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:18 - They are vanity, H1892 the work H4639 of errors: H8595 in the time H6256 of their visitation H6486 they shall perish. H6

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:19 - The portion H2506 of Jacob H3290 is not like them; for he is the former H3335 of all things: and Israel is the rod H7626 of his inheritance: H5159 the LORD H3068 of hosts H6635 is his name. H8034

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:20 - Thou art my battle axe H4661 and weapons H3627 of war: H4421 for with thee will I break in pieces H5310 the nations, H1471 and with thee will I destroy H7843 kingdoms; H4467

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:21 - And with thee will I break in pieces H5310 the horse H5483 and his rider; H7392 and with thee will I break in pieces H5310 the chariot H7393 and his rider; H7392

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:22 - With thee also will I break in pieces H5310 man H376 and woman; H802 and with thee will I break in pieces H5310 old H2205 and young; H5288 and with thee will I break in pieces H5310 the young man H970 and the maid; H1330

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:23 - I will also break in pieces H5310 with thee the shepherd H7462 and his flock; H5739 and with thee will I break in pieces H5310 the husbandman H406 and his yoke of oxen; H6776 and with thee will I break in pieces H5310 captains H6346 and rulers. H5461

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:24 - And I will render H7999 unto Babylon H894 and to all the inhabitants H3427 of Chaldea H3778 all their evil H7451 that they have done H6213 in Zion H6726 in your sight, H5869 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:25 - Behold, I am against thee, O destroying H4889 mountain, H2022 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 which destroyest H7843 all the earth: H776 and I will stretch out H5186 mine hand H3027 upon thee, and roll thee down H1556 from the rocks, H5553 and will make H5414 thee a burnt H8316 mountain. H2022

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:26 - And they shall not take H3947 of thee a stone H68 for a corner, H6438 nor a stone H68 for foundations; H4146 but thou shalt be desolate H8077 for ever, H5769 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:27 - Set ye up H5375 a standard H5251 in the land, H776 blow H8628 the trumpet H7782 among the nations, H1471 prepare H6942 the nations H1471 against her, call together H8085 against her the kingdoms H4467 of Ararat, H780 Minni, H4508 and Ashchenaz; H813 appoint H6485 a captain H2951 against her; cause the horses H5483 to come up H5927 as the rough H5569 caterpillers. H3218

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:28 - Prepare H6942 against her the nations H1471 with the kings H4428 of the Medes, H4074 the captains H6346 thereof, and all the rulers H5461 thereof, and all the land H776 of his dominion. H4475

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:29 - And the land H776 shall tremble H7493 and sorrow: H2342 for every purpose H4284 of the LORD H3068 shall be performed H6965 against Babylon, H894 to make H7760 the land H776 of Babylon H894 a desolation H8047 without an inhabitant. H3427

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:30 - The mighty men H1368 of Babylon H894 have forborn H2308 to fight, H3898 they have remained H3427 in their holds: H4679 their might H1369 hath failed; H5405 they became as women: H802 they have burned H3341 her dwellingplaces; H4908 her bars H1280 are broken. H7665

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:31 - One post H7323 shall run H7323 to meet H7125 another, H7323 and one messenger H5046 to meet H7125 another, H5046 to shew H5046 the king H4428 of Babylon H894 that his city H5892 is taken H3920 at one end, H7097

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:32 - And that the passages H4569 are stopped, H8610 and the reeds H98 they have burned H8313 with fire, H784 and the men H582 of war H4421 are affrighted. H926

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:33 - For thus saith H559 the LORD H3068 of hosts, H6635 the God H430 of Israel; H3478 The daughter H1323 of Babylon H894 is like a threshingfloor, H1637 it is time H6256 to thresh H1869 her: yet a little while, H4592 and the time H6256 of her harvest H7105 shall come. H935

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:34 - Nebuchadrezzar H5019 the king H4428 of Babylon H894 hath devoured H398 me, he hath crushed H2000 me, he hath made H3322 me an empty H7385 vessel, H3627 he hath swallowed me up H1104 like a dragon, H8577 he hath filled H4390 his belly H3770 with my delicates, H5730 he hath cast me out. H1740

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:35 - The violence H2555 done to me and to my flesh H7607 be upon Babylon, H894 shall the inhabitant H3427 of Zion H6726 say; H559 and my blood H1818 upon the inhabitants H3427 of Chaldea, H3778 shall Jerusalem H3389 say. H559

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:36 - Therefore thus saith H559 the LORD; H3068 Behold, I will plead H7378 thy cause, H7379 and take vengeance H5358 for thee; H5360 and I will dry up H2717 her sea, H3220 and make her springs H4726 dry. H3001

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:37 - And Babylon H894 shall become heaps, H1530 a dwellingplace H4583 for dragons, H8577 an astonishment, H8047 and an hissing, H8322 without an inhabitant. H3427

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:38 - They shall roar H7580 together H3162 like lions: H3715 they shall yell H5286 as lions' H738 whelps. H1484

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:39 - In their heat H2527 I will make H7896 their feasts, H4960 and I will make them drunken, H7937 that they may rejoice, H5937 and sleep H3462 a perpetual H5769 sleep, H8142 and not wake, H6974 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:40 - I will bring them down H3381 like lambs H3733 to the slaughter, H2873 like rams H352 with he goats. H6260

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:41 - How is Sheshach H8347 taken! H3920 and how is the praise H8416 of the whole earth H776 surprised! H8610 how is Babylon H894 become an astonishment H8047 among the nations! H1471

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:42 - The sea H3220 is come up H5927 upon Babylon: H894 she is covered H3680 with the multitude H1995 of the waves H1530 thereof.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:43 - Her cities H5892 are a desolation, H8047 a dry H6723 land, H776 and a wilderness, H6160 a land H776 wherein no man H376 dwelleth, H3427 neither doth any son H1121 of man H120 pass H5674 thereby. H2004

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:44 - And I will punish H6485 Bel H1078 in Babylon, H894 and I will bring forth H3318 out of his mouth H6310 that which he hath swallowed up: H1105 and the nations H1471 shall not flow together H5102 any more unto him: yea, the wall H2346 of Babylon H894 shall fall. H5307

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:45 - My people, H5971 go ye out H3318 of the midst H8432 of her, and deliver H4422 ye every man H376 his soul H5315 from the fierce H2740 anger H639 of the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:46 - And lest your heart H3824 faint, H7401 and ye fear H3372 for the rumour H8052 that shall be heard H8085 in the land; H776 a rumour H8052 shall both come H935 one year, H8141 and after H310 that in another year H8141 shall come a rumour, H8052 and violence H2555 in the land, H776 ruler H4910 against ruler. H4910

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:47 - Therefore, behold, the days H3117 come, H935 that I will do judgment H6485 upon the graven images H6456 of Babylon: H894 and her whole land H776 shall be confounded, H954 and all her slain H2491 shall fall H5307 in the midst H8432 of her.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:48 - Then the heaven H8064 and the earth, H776 and all that is therein, shall sing H7442 for Babylon: H894 for the spoilers H7703 shall come H935 unto her from the north, H6828 saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:49 - As H1571 Babylon H894 hath caused the slain H2491 of Israel H3478 to fall, H5307 so at Babylon H894 shall fall H5307 the slain H2491 of all the earth. H776

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:50 - Ye that have escaped H6405 the sword, H2719 go away, H1980 stand not still: H5975 remember H2142 the LORD H3068 afar off, H7350 and let Jerusalem H3389 come H5927 into your mind. H3824

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:51 - We are confounded, H954 because we have heard H8085 reproach: H2781 shame H3639 hath covered H3680 our faces: H6440 for strangers H2114 are come H935 into the sanctuaries H4720 of the LORD'S H3068 house. H1004

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:52 - Wherefore, behold, the days H3117 come, H935 saith H5002 the LORD, H3068 that I will do judgment H6485 upon her graven images: H6456 and through all her land H776 the wounded H2491 shall groan. H602

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:53 - Though Babylon H894 should mount up H5927 to heaven, H8064 and though she should fortify H1219 the height H4791 of her strength, H5797 yet H227 from me shall spoilers H7703 come H935 unto her, saith H5002 the LORD. H3068

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:54 - A sound H6963 of a cry H2201 cometh from Babylon, H894 and great H1419 destruction H7667 from the land H776 of the Chaldeans: H3778

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:55 - Because the LORD H3068 hath spoiled H7703 Babylon, H894 and destroyed H6 out of her the great H1419 voice; H6963 when her waves H1530 do roar H1993 like great H7227 waters, H4325 a noise H7588 of their voice H6963 is uttered: H5414

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:56 - Because the spoiler H7703 is come H935 upon her, even upon Babylon, H894 and her mighty men H1368 are taken, H3920 every one of their bows H7198 is broken: H2865 for the LORD H3068 God H410 of recompences H1578 shall surely H7999 requite. H7999

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:57 - And I will make drunk H7937 her princes, H8269 and her wise H2450 men, her captains, H6346 and her rulers, H5461 and her mighty men: H1368 and they shall sleep H3462 a perpetual H5769 sleep, H8142 and not wake, H6974 saith H5002 the King, H4428 whose name H8034 is the LORD H3068 of hosts. H6635

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus saith H559 the LORD H3068 of hosts; H6635 The broad H7342 walls H2346 of Babylon H894 shall be utterly H6209 broken, H6209 and her high H1364 gates H8179 shall be burned H3341 with fire; H784 and the people H5971 shall labour H3021 in vain, H7385 and the folk H3816 in H1767 the fire, H784 and they shall be weary. H3286

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:59 - The word H1697 which Jeremiah H3414 the prophet H5030 commanded H6680 Seraiah H8304 the son H1121 of Neriah, H5374 the son H1121 of Maaseiah, H4271 when he went H3212 with Zedekiah H6667 the king H4428 of Judah H3063 into Babylon H894 in the fourth H7243 year H8141 of his reign. H4427 And this Seraiah H8304 was a quiet H4496 prince. H8269

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:60 - So Jeremiah H3414 wrote H3789 in a H259 book H5612 all the evil H7451 that should come H935 upon Babylon, H894 even all these words H1697 that are written H3789 against Babylon. H894

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:61 - And Jeremiah H3414 said H559 to Seraiah, H8304 When thou comest H935 to Babylon, H894 and shalt see, H7200 and shalt read H7121 all these words; H1697

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:62 - Then shalt thou say, H559 O LORD, H3068 thou hast spoken H1696 against this place, H4725 to cut it off, H3772 that none shall remain H3427 in it, neither man H120 nor beast, H929 but that it shall be desolate H8077 for ever. H5769

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:63 - And it shall be, when thou hast made an end H3615 of reading H7121 this book, H5612 that thou shalt bind H7194 a stone H68 to it, and cast H7993 it into the midst H8432 of Euphrates: H6578

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:64 - And thou shalt say, H559 Thus shall Babylon H894 sink, H8257 and shall not rise H6965 from H6440 the evil H7451 that I will bring H935 upon her: and they shall be weary. H3286 Thus far are the words H1697 of Jeremiah. H3414

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