Jeremiah 50:24
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New International Version
I set a trap for you, Babylon, and you were caught before you knew it; you were found and captured because you opposed the LORD.

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

English Standard Version
I set a snare for you and you were taken, O Babylon, and you did not know it; you were found and caught, because you opposed the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
"I set a snare for you and you were also caught, O Babylon, While you yourself were not aware; You have been found and also seized Because you have engaged in conflict with the LORD."

King James Bible
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Babylon, I laid a trap for you, and you were caught, but you did not even know it. You were found and captured because you fought against the LORD.

International Standard Version
I'll set a trap for you, and you will be caught, Babylon, but you don't realize it. You will be found and also seized, because you challenged the LORD!

NET Bible
I set a trap for you, Babylon; you were caught before you knew it. You fought against me. So you were found and captured.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will set traps for you, Babylon. You will be caught, but you won't know it. You will be found and captured because you have opposed the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, And thou wast not aware; Thou art found, and also caught, Because thou hast striven against the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
“I set a snare for you, and you were also caught, O Babylon,
            While you yourself were not aware;
            You have been found and also seized
            Because you have engaged in conflict with the LORD.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware; thou art found, and also caught because thou hast provoked the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, O Babylon, and you were not aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have contended against the LORD.

American King James Version
I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, O Babylon, and you were not aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have striven against the LORD.

American Standard Version
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have caused thee to fall into a snare, and thou art taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware of it: thou art found and caught, because thou hast provoked the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou, Babylon, art also taken, and thou wast not aware; thou art found, and also caught, for thou hast contended with Jehovah.

English Revised Version
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.

World English Bible
I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, Babylon, and you weren't aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have striven against Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
I have laid a snare for thee, And also -- thou art captured, O Babylon, And thou -- thou hast known, Thou hast been found, and also art caught, For against Jehovah thou hast stirred thyself up.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
50:21-32 The forces are mustered and empowered to destroy Babylon. Let them do what God demands, and they shall bring to pass what he threatens. The pride of men's hearts sets God against them, and ripens them apace for ruin. Babylon's pride must be her ruin; she has been proud against the Holy One of Israel; who can keep those up whom God will throw down?
Study Bible
The Destruction of Babylon
23"How the hammer of the whole earth Has been cut off and broken! How Babylon has become An object of horror among the nations! 24"I set a snare for you and you were also caught, O Babylon, While you yourself were not aware; You have been found and also seized Because you have engaged in conflict with the LORD." 25The LORD has opened His armory And has brought forth the weapons of His indignation, For it is a work of the Lord GOD of hosts In the land of the Chaldeans.…
Cross References
Job 9:4
"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

Job 40:2
"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."

Job 40:9
"Or do you have an arm like God, And can you thunder with a voice like His?

Isaiah 45:9
"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands '?

Jeremiah 48:43
"Terror, pit and snare are coming upon you, O inhabitant of Moab," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 48:44
"The one who flees from the terror Will fall into the pit, And the one who climbs up out of the pit Will be caught in the snare; For I shall bring upon her, even upon Moab, The year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 51:31
One courier runs to meet another, And one messenger to meet another, To tell the king of Babylon That his city has been captured from end to end;

Daniel 5:30
That same night Belshazzar the Chaldean king was slain.

Daniel 5:31
So Darius the Mede received the kingdom at about the age of sixty-two.
Treasury of Scripture

I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, O Babylon, and you were not aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have striven against the LORD.

snare

Ecclesiastes 9:12 For man also knows not his time: as the fishes that are taken in …

and thou wast

Jeremiah 51:8,31-39,57 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm …

Isaiah 21:3-5 Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold on …

Daniel 5:30,31 In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain…

Revelation 18:7,8 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much …

because

Exodus 10:3 And Moses and Aaron came in to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus said …

Job 9:4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself …

Job 40:2,9 Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproves …

Isaiah 13:11 And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their …

Isaiah 45:9 Woe to him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with …

2 Thessalonians 2:4 Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that …

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