New Living Translation
All the escape routes are blocked. The marshes have been set aflame, and the army is in a panic.
King James Bible
And that the passages are stopped, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are affrighted.
Darby Bible Translation
and the passages are seized, and the reedy places are burnt with fire, and the men of war are affrighted.
World English Bible
and the passages are seized, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are frightened.
Young's Literal Translation
And the passages have been captured, And the reeds they have burnt with fire, And the men of war have been troubled.
Jeremiah 51:32 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
51:32 The passages - The passages over the river Euphrates, and all the other passages by which the Babylonians might make their escape, were guarded with soldiers. Reeds - On the border of the river Euphrates were vast quantities of great and tall reeds, which with the mud in which they stood, were as another wall to the city; but the Medes had burnt them so as the way was open.
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But they are like straw burning in a fire; they cannot save themselves from the flame. You will get no help from them at all; their hearth is no place to sit for warmth.
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.
The news is passed from one runner to the next as the messengers hurry to tell the king that his city has been captured.
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Babylon is like wheat on a threshing floor, about to be trampled. In just a little while her harvest will begin."
Then a section of the city wall was broken down, and all the soldiers fled. Since the city was surrounded by the Babylonians, they waited for nightfall. Then they slipped through the gate between the two walls behind the king's garden and headed toward the Jordan Valley.
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