Jeremiah 51:4
New International Version
They will fall down slain in Babylon, fatally wounded in her streets.

New Living Translation
They will fall dead in the land of the Babylonians, slashed to death in her streets.

English Standard Version
They shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and wounded in her streets.

Berean Study Bible
And they will fall slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and pierced through in her streets.

King James Bible
Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.

New King James Version
Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, And those thrust through in her streets.

New American Standard Bible
“They will fall down dead in the land of the Chaldeans, And pierced through in their streets.”

NASB 1995
“They will fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, And pierced through in their streets.”

NASB 1977
“And they will fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, And pierced through in their streets.”

Amplified Bible
“They shall fall down dead in the land of the Chaldeans, And wounded in her streets.”

Christian Standard Bible
Those who were slain will fall in the land of the Chaldeans, those who were pierced through, in her streets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those who were slain will fall in the land of the Chaldeans, those who were pierced through, in her streets.

American Standard Version
And they shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and thrust through in her streets.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the killed shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans and the wounded in her streets

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And slain men shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and men pierced through shall fall without it.

Contemporary English Version
Their troops will fall wounded in the streets of Babylon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and the wounded in the regions thereof.

English Revised Version
And they shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and thrust through in her streets.

Good News Translation
They will be wounded and die in the streets of their cities.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Babylon's soldiers will fall down badly wounded in their streets. They will lie dead in their own land.

International Standard Version
The slain will fall in the land of Chaldea, pierced through in her streets.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, And thrust through in her streets.

Literal Standard Version
And the wounded have fallen in the land of the Chaldeans, And the pierced-through in her streets.

NET Bible
Let them fall slain in the land of Babylonia, mortally wounded in the streets of her cities.

New Heart English Bible
They shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and thrust through in her streets.

World English Bible
They shall fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and thrust through in her streets.

Young's Literal Translation
And fallen have the wounded in the land of the Chaldeans, And the pierced-through in her streets.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Judgment on Babylon
3Do not let the archer bend his bow or put on his armor. Do not spare her young men; devote all her army to destruction! 4And they will fall slain in the land of the Chaldeans, and pierced through in her streets. 5For Israel and Judah have not been abandoned by their God, the LORD of Hosts, though their land is full of guilt before the Holy One of Israel.”…

Cross References
Isaiah 13:15
Whoever is caught will be stabbed, and whoever is captured will die by the sword.

Isaiah 14:19
But you are cast out of your grave like a rejected branch, covered by those slain with the sword, and dumped into a rocky pit like a carcass trampled underfoot.

Jeremiah 49:26
For her young men will fall in the streets, and all her warriors will be silenced in that day," declares the LORD of Hosts.

Jeremiah 50:30
Therefore, her young men will fall in the streets, and all her warriors will be silenced in that day," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 50:37
A sword is against her horses and chariots and against all the foreigners in her midst, and they will become like women. A sword is against her treasuries, and they will be plundered.


Treasury of Scripture

Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.

thrust

Jeremiah 49:26
Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all the men of war shall be cut off in that day, saith the LORD of hosts.

Jeremiah 50:30,37
Therefore shall her young men fall in the streets, and all her men of war shall be cut off in that day, saith the LORD…

Isaiah 13:15
Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined unto them shall fall by the sword.









Verse 4. - In her streets; i.e. in the streets of Babylon.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And they will fall
וְנָפְל֥וּ (wə·nā·p̄ə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

slain
חֲלָלִ֖ים (ḥă·lā·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2491: Pierced, polluted

in the land
בְּאֶ֣רֶץ (bə·’e·reṣ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of the Chaldeans,
כַּשְׂדִּ֑ים (kaś·dîm)
Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3778: Chaldeans -- a region of southern Babylon and its inhab

and pierced through
וּמְדֻקָּרִ֖ים (ū·mə·ḏuq·qā·rîm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1856: To stab, to starve, to revile

in her streets.
בְּחוּצוֹתֶֽיהָ׃ (bə·ḥū·ṣō·w·ṯe·hā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2351: Separate by a, wall, outside, outdoors


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