New Living Translation
The sea has risen over Babylon; she is covered by its crashing waves.
King James Bible
The sea is come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
The sea is come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of its waves.
World English Bible
The sea is come up on Babylon; she is covered with the multitude of its waves.
Young's Literal Translation
Come up against Babylon hath the sea, With a multitude of its billows it hath been covered.
Jeremiah 51:42 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
51:42 The sea - A multitude of enemies.
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Therefore, the Lord will overwhelm them with a mighty flood from the Euphrates River--the king of Assyria and all his glory. This flood will overflow all its channels
and sweep into Judah until it is chin deep. It will spread its wings, submerging your land from one end to the other, O Immanuel.
This message came to me concerning Babylon--the desert by the sea: Disaster is roaring down on you from the desert, like a whirlwind sweeping in from the Negev.
For the LORD is destroying Babylon. He will silence her loud voice. Waves of enemies pound against her; the noise of battle rings through the city.
"Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am your enemy, O Tyre, and I will bring many nations against you, like the waves of the sea crashing against your shoreline.
"After this period of sixty-two sets of seven, the Anointed One will be killed, appearing to have accomplished nothing, and a ruler will arise whose armies will destroy the city and the Temple. The end will come with a flood, and war and its miseries are decreed from that time to the very end.
However, the sons of the king of the north will assemble a mighty army that will advance like a flood and carry the battle as far as the enemy's fortress.
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