Jeremiah 51:34
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has devoured us, he has thrown us into confusion, he has made us an empty jar. Like a serpent he has swallowed us and filled his stomach with our delicacies, and then has spewed us out.

King James Bible
Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel, he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out.

Darby Bible Translation
Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel; he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out.

World English Bible
Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon has devoured me, he has crushed me, he has made me an empty vessel, he has, like a monster, swallowed me up, he has filled his maw with my delicacies; he has cast me out.

Young's Literal Translation
Devoured us, crushed us, hath Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, He hath set us as an empty vessel, He hath swallowed us as a dragon, He hath filled his belly with my dainties, He hath driven us away.

Jeremiah 51:34 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Nebuchadrezzar - hath devoured me - These are the words of Judea; he has taken away all my riches.

He hath cast me out - He shall vomit all up; i.e., they shall be regained.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the king

Jeremiah 51:49 As Babylon has caused the slain of Israel to fall, so at Babylon shall fall the slain of all the earth.

Jeremiah 39:1-8 In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, came Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon and all his army against Jerusalem...

Jeremiah 50:7,17 All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD...

Lamentations 1:1,14,15 How does the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations...

he hath made

Jeremiah 48:11,12 Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his lees, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel...

Isaiah 24:1-3 Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty, and makes it waste, and turns it upside down, and scatters abroad the inhabitants thereof...

Isaiah 34:11 But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it...

Nahum 2:2,9,10 For the LORD has turned away the excellency of Jacob, as the excellency of Israel: for the emptiers have emptied them out...

swallowed

Jeremiah 51:44 And I will punish Bel in Babylon, and I will bring forth out of his mouth that which he has swallowed up...

Job 20:15 He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.

Proverbs 1:12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:

Lamentations 2:16 All your enemies have opened their mouth against you: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up...

Ezekiel 36:3 Therefore prophesy and say, Thus said the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side...

Amos 8:4 Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...

Library
The 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
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Job 20:15
He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up.

Psalm 74:13
It was you who split open the sea by your power; you broke the heads of the monster in the waters.

Isaiah 24:1
See, the LORD is going to lay waste the earth and devastate it; he will ruin its face and scatter its inhabitants--

Jeremiah 50:17
"Israel is a scattered flock that lions have chased away. The first to devour them was the king of Assyria; the last to crush their bones was Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon."

Jeremiah 51:44
I will punish Bel in Babylon and make him spew out what he has swallowed. The nations will no longer stream to him. And the wall of Babylon will fall.

Lamentations 2:16
All your enemies open their mouths wide against you; they scoff and gnash their teeth and say, "We have swallowed her up. This is the day we have waited for; we have lived to see it."

Hosea 8:8
Israel is swallowed up; now she is among the nations like something no one wants.

Jump to Previous
Babylon Belly Cast Clean Confusion Crushed Delicacies Devoured Dragon Empty Filled Jar Maw Monster Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadrezzar Nebuchadrez'zar Rinsed Spewed Stomach Swallowed Thrown Vessel Washed
Jump to Next
Babylon Belly Cast Clean Confusion Crushed Delicacies Devoured Dragon Empty Filled Jar Maw Monster Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadrezzar Nebuchadrez'zar Rinsed Spewed Stomach Swallowed Thrown Vessel Washed
Links
Jeremiah 51:34 NIV
Jeremiah 51:34 NLT
Jeremiah 51:34 ESV
Jeremiah 51:34 NASB
Jeremiah 51:34 KJV

Jeremiah 51:34 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 51:34 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 51:34 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 51:34 French Bible
Jeremiah 51:34 German Bible

Jeremiah 51:34 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 51:33
Top of Page
Top of Page