Jeremiah 51:39
Good News Translation
Are they greedy? I will prepare them a feast and make them drunk and happy. They will go to sleep and never wake up.

Contemporary English Version
And since they are hungry, I will give them a banquet. They will celebrate, get drunk, then fall asleep, never to wake up!

Douay-Rheims Bible
In their heat I will set them drink: and I will make them drunk, that they may slumber, and sleep an everlasting sleep, and awake no more, saith the Lord.

New American Bible
When they are parched, I will set drink before them to make them drunk, that they may be overcome with everlasting sleep, never to awaken— oracle of the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

In their heat I will set them drink: and I will make them drunk, that they may slumber, and sleep an everlasting sleep, and awake no more, saith the Lord.

their heat

Jeremiah 25:27 And thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Drink ye, and be drunken, and vomit: and fall, and rise no more, because of the sword, which I shall send among you.

Isaiah 21:4,5 My heart failed, darkness amazed me: Babylon my beloved is become a wonder to me. . . .

Isaiah 22:12-14 And the Lord, the God of hosts, in that day shall call to weeping, and to mourning, to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: . . .

Daniel 5:1-4,30 Baltasar, the king, made a great feast for a thousand of his nobles: and every one drank according to his age. . . .

Daniel 3:11 And that if any man shall not fall down and adore, he should be cast into a furnace of burning fire.

and sleep

Jeremiah 51:57 And I will make her princes drunk, and her wise men, and her captains, and her rulers, and her valiant men: and they shall sleep an everlasting sleep, and shall awake no more, saith the king whose name is Lord of hosts.

Psalm 13:3 How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?

Psalm 76:5,6 All the foolish of heart were troubled. They have slept their sleep; and all the men of riches have found nothing in their hands. . . .

Context
Babylon's Punishment
38They shall roar together like lions, they shall shake their manes like young lions. 39In their heat I will set them drink: and I will make them drunk, that they may slumber, and sleep an everlasting sleep, and awake no more, saith the Lord.40I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, and like rams with kids.…
Cross References
Psalm 13:3
How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?

Psalm 76:5
All the foolish of heart were troubled. They have slept their sleep; and all the men of riches have found nothing in their hands.

Isaiah 21:5
Prepare the table, behold in the watchtower them that eat and drink: arise, ye princes, take up the shield.

Jeremiah 25:27
And thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Drink ye, and be drunken, and vomit: and fall, and rise no more, because of the sword, which I shall send among you.

Jeremiah 48:26
Make him drunk, because he lifted up himself against the Lord: and Moab shall dash his hand in his own vomit, and he also shall be in derision.

Jeremiah 51:57
And I will make her princes drunk, and her wise men, and her captains, and her rulers, and her valiant men: and they shall sleep an everlasting sleep, and shall awake no more, saith the king whose name is Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
While they are flushed with heat, I will serve them a feast, and I will make them drunk so that they may revel; then they will fall asleep forever and never wake up, declares the LORD.In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, said the LORD.

When they are heated, I will make their feast, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Jehovah.

In their heat I will give them a draught, and make them drunk, that they may be stupified, and sleep an everlasting sleep, and not awake, saith the Lord.

When they are heated, I will prepare their drink, and I will make them drunken, that they may exult, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Jehovah.

When they are heated, I will make their feast, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD.

In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD.

When they are heated, I will make their feast, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says Yahweh.

In their heat I make their banquets, And I have caused them to drink, so that they exult, And have slept a sleep age-during, And awake not -- an affirmation of Jehovah.
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