New International Version
The LORD will destroy Babylon; he will silence her noisy din. Waves of enemies will rage like great waters; the roar of their voices will resound.
King James Bible
Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:
Darby Bible Translation
for Jehovah spoileth Babylon, and he will destroy out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like great waters, the noise of their voice resoundeth.
World English Bible
For Yahweh lays Babylon waste, and destroys out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters; the noise of their voice is uttered:
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah is spoiling Babylon, And hath destroyed out of it a great voice, And sounded have its billows as many waters, Given forth a noise hath their voice.
Jeremiah 51:55 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The great voice - Its pride and insufferable boasting.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
The Last King of Judah
The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.
I sink in the miry depths, where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me.
if the LORD had not been on our side when people attacked us,
the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us,
The sea will rise over Babylon; its roaring waves will cover her.
Jump to PreviousBabylon Billows Destroy Destroyed Destroyeth Destroys Din End Enemies Forth Great Lays Loud Making Noise Noisy Putting Rage Raised Resound Roar Silence Sounded Sounding Sounds Spoiled Spoileth Spoiling Thundering Tumult Uttered Vanish Voice Voices Waste Waters Waves
Jump to NextBabylon Billows Destroy Destroyed Destroyeth Destroys Din End Enemies Forth Great Lays Loud Making Noise Noisy Putting Rage Raised Resound Roar Silence Sounded Sounding Sounds Spoiled Spoileth Spoiling Thundering Tumult Uttered Vanish Voice Voices Waste Waters Waves
LinksJeremiah 51:55 NIV
Jeremiah 51:55 NLT
Jeremiah 51:55 ESV
Jeremiah 51:55 NASB
Jeremiah 51:55 KJV
Jeremiah 51:55 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 51:55 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 51:55 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 51:55 French Bible
Jeremiah 51:55 German Bible
Jeremiah 51:55 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.