Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on TwitterConnect on FacebookConnect on InstagramConnect on PinterestConnect on Google Plus

Receive our Blue Letter Bible Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Jeremiah 50 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Jer 50:1

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:1

The LORD gave Jeremiah the prophet this message concerning Babylon and the land of the Babylonians.[fn]

Tools specific to Jer 50:2

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:2

This is what the LORD says:
“Tell the whole world,
and keep nothing back.
Raise a signal flag
to tell everyone that Babylon will fall!
Her images and idols[fn] will be shattered.
Her gods Bel and Marduk will be utterly disgraced.

Tools specific to Jer 50:3

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:3

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.

Tools specific to Jer 50:4

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:4

“In those coming days,”
says the LORD,
“the people of Israel will return home
together with the people of Judah.
They will come weeping
and seeking the LORD their God.

Tools specific to Jer 50:5

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:5

They will ask the way to Jerusalem[fn]
and will start back home again.
They will bind themselves to the LORD
with an eternal covenant that will never be forgotten.

Tools specific to Jer 50:6

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:6

“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.

Tools specific to Jer 50:7

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:7

All who found them devoured them.
Their enemies said,
‘We did nothing wrong in attacking them,
for they sinned against the LORD,
their true place of rest,
and the hope of their ancestors.’

Tools specific to Jer 50:8

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:8

“But now, flee from Babylon!
Leave the land of the Babylonians.
Like male goats at the head of the flock,
lead my people home again.

Tools specific to Jer 50:9

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:9

For I am raising up an army
of great nations from the north.
They will join forces to attack Babylon,
and she will be captured.
The enemies’ arrows will go straight to the mark;
they will not miss!

Tools specific to Jer 50:10

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:10

Babylonia[fn] will be looted
until the attackers are glutted with loot.
I, the LORD, have spoken!

Tools specific to Jer 50:11

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:11

“You rejoice and are glad,
you who plundered my chosen people.
You frisk about like a calf in a meadow
and neigh like a stallion.

Tools specific to Jer 50:12

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:12

But your homeland[fn] will be overwhelmed
with shame and disgrace.
You will become the least of nations—
a wilderness, a dry and desolate land.

Tools specific to Jer 50:13

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:13

Because of the LORD’s anger,
Babylon will become a deserted wasteland.
All who pass by will be horrified
and will gasp at the destruction they see there.

Tools specific to Jer 50:14

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:14

“Yes, prepare to attack Babylon,
all you surrounding nations.
Let your archers shoot at her; spare no arrows.
For she has sinned against the LORD.

Tools specific to Jer 50:15

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:15

Shout war cries against her from every side.
Look! She surrenders!
Her walls have fallen.
It is the LORD’s vengeance,
so take vengeance on her.
Do to her as she has done to others!

Tools specific to Jer 50:16

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:16

Take from Babylon all those who plant crops;
send all the harvesters away.
Because of the sword of the enemy,
everyone will run away and rush back to their own lands.

Tools specific to Jer 50:17

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:17

“The Israelites are like sheep
that have been scattered by lions.
First the king of Assyria ate them up.
Then King Nebuchadnezzar[fn] of Babylon cracked their bones.”

Tools specific to Jer 50:18

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:18

Therefore, this is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies,
the God of Israel, says:
“Now I will punish the king of Babylon and his land,
just as I punished the king of Assyria.

Tools specific to Jer 50:19

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:19

And I will bring Israel home again to its own land,
to feed in the fields of Carmel and Bashan,
and to be satisfied once more
in the hill country of Ephraim and Gilead.

Tools specific to Jer 50:20

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:20

In those days,” says the LORD,
“no sin will be found in Israel or in Judah,
for I will forgive the remnant I preserve.

Tools specific to Jer 50:21

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:21

“Go up, my warriors, against the land of Merathaim
and against the people of Pekod.
Pursue, kill, and completely destroy[fn] them,
as I have commanded you,” says the LORD.

Tools specific to Jer 50:22

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:22

“Let the battle cry be heard in the land,
a shout of great destruction.

Tools specific to Jer 50:23

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:23

Babylon, the mightiest hammer in all the earth,
lies broken and shattered.
Babylon is desolate among the nations!

Tools specific to Jer 50:24

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:24

Listen, Babylon, for I have set a trap for you.
You are caught, for you have fought against the LORD.

Tools specific to Jer 50:25

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:25

The LORD has opened his armory
and brought out weapons to vent his fury.
The terror that falls upon the Babylonians
will be the work of the Sovereign LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

Tools specific to Jer 50:26

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:26

Yes, come against her from distant lands.
Break open her granaries.
Crush her walls and houses into heaps of rubble.
Destroy her completely, and leave nothing!

Tools specific to Jer 50:27

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:27

Destroy even her young bulls—
it will be terrible for them, too!
Slaughter them all!
For Babylon’s day of reckoning has come.

Tools specific to Jer 50:28

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:28

Listen to the people who have escaped from Babylon,
as they tell in Jerusalem
how the LORD our God has taken vengeance
against those who destroyed his Temple.

Tools specific to Jer 50:29

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:29

“Send out a call for archers to come to Babylon.
Surround the city so none can escape.
Do to her as she has done to others,
for she has defied the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.

Tools specific to Jer 50:30

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:30

Her young men will fall in the streets and die.
Her soldiers will all be killed,”
says the LORD.

Tools specific to Jer 50:31

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:31

“See, I am your enemy, you arrogant people,”
says the Lord, the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.
“Your day of reckoning has arrived—
the day when I will punish you.

Tools specific to Jer 50:32

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:32

O land of arrogance, you will stumble and fall,
and no one will raise you up.
For I will light a fire in the cities of Babylon
that will burn up everything around them.”

Tools specific to Jer 50:33

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:33

This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies says:
“The people of Israel and Judah have been wronged.
Their captors hold them and refuse to let them go.

Tools specific to Jer 50:34

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:34

But the one who redeems them is strong.
His name is the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.
He will defend them
and give them rest again in Israel.
But for the people of Babylon
there will be no rest!

Tools specific to Jer 50:35

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:35

“The sword of destruction will strike the Babylonians,”
says the LORD.
“It will strike the people of Babylon—
her officials and wise men, too.

Tools specific to Jer 50:36

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:36

The sword will strike her wise counselors,
and they will become fools.
The sword will strike her mightiest warriors,
and panic will seize them.

Tools specific to Jer 50:37

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:37

The sword will strike her horses and chariots
and her allies from other lands,
and they will all become like women.
The sword will strike her treasures,
and they all will be plundered.

Tools specific to Jer 50:38

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:38

The sword will even strike her water supply,
causing it to dry up.
And why? Because the whole land is filled with idols,
and the people are madly in love with them.

Tools specific to Jer 50:39

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:39

“Soon Babylon will be inhabited by desert animals and hyenas.
It will be a home for owls.
Never again will people live there;
it will lie desolate forever.

Tools specific to Jer 50:40

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:40

I will destroy it as I[fn] destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah
and their neighboring towns,” says the LORD.
“No one will live there;
no one will inhabit it.

Tools specific to Jer 50:41

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:41

“Look! A great army is coming from the north.
A great nation and many kings
are rising against you from far-off lands.

Tools specific to Jer 50:42

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:42

They are armed with bows and spears.
They are cruel and show no mercy.
As they ride forward on horses,
they sound like a roaring sea.
They are coming in battle formation,
planning to destroy you, Babylon.

Tools specific to Jer 50:43

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:43

The king of Babylon has heard reports about the enemy,
and he is weak with fright.
Pangs of anguish have gripped him,
like those of a woman in labor.

Tools specific to Jer 50:44

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:44

“I will come like a lion from the thickets of the Jordan,
leaping on the sheep in the pasture.
I will chase Babylon from its land,
and I will appoint the leader of my choice.
For who is like me, and who can challenge me?
What ruler can oppose my will?”

Tools specific to Jer 50:45

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:45

Listen to the LORD’s plans against Babylon
and the land of the Babylonians.
Even the little children will be dragged off like sheep,
and their homes will be destroyed.

Tools specific to Jer 50:46

Unchecked Copy Box Jer 50:46

The earth will shake with the shout, “Babylon has been taken!”
and its cry of despair will be heard around the world.
decorationPrevious BookPrevious ChapterGo to Top of PageNext ChapterNext Bookdecoration
NLT Footnotes
Or Chaldeans; also in 50:8, 25, 35, 45.
The Hebrew term (literally round things) probably alludes to dung.
Hebrew Zion; also in 50:28.
Or Chaldea.
Hebrew your mother.
Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, a variant spelling of Nebuchadnezzar.
The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the LORD, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering.
Hebrew as God.

NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NLT
Version Selector Up Arrow
KJV King James Version
NKJV New King James Version
NLT New Living Translation
NIV New International Version
ESV English Standard Version
HCSB Holman Christian Standard Bible
NASB New American Standard Bible
NET New English Translation
RSV Revised Standard Version
ASV American Standard Version
YLT Young's Literal Translation
DBY Darby Translation
WEB Webster's Bible
HNV Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 Reina-Valera 1960
VUL Latin Vulgate
WLC Westminster Leningrad Codex
LXX Septuagint
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Did you forget your password?


Register a new BLB account

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2017 Blue Letter Bible