Jeremiah 51:52
New International Version
“But days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will punish her idols, and throughout her land the wounded will groan.

New Living Translation
“Yes,” says the LORD, “but the time is coming when I will destroy Babylon’s idols. The groans of her wounded people will be heard throughout the land.

English Standard Version
“Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will execute judgment upon her images, and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Berean Study Bible
“Therefore, behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will punish her idols, and throughout her land the wounded will groan.

King James Bible
Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will do judgment upon her graven images: and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

New King James Version
“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” says the LORD, “That I will bring judgment on her carved images, And throughout all her land the wounded shall groan.

New American Standard Bible
“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I will punish her idols, And the mortally wounded will groan throughout her land.

NASB 1995
“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I will punish her idols, And the mortally wounded will groan throughout her land.

NASB 1977
“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I shall punish her idols, And the mortally wounded will groan throughout her land.

Amplified Bible
“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” says the LORD, “When I will judge and punish the idols [of Babylon], And throughout her land the mortally wounded will groan.”

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, look, the days are coming — this is the LORD’s declaration — when I will punish her carved images, and the wounded will groan throughout her land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, look, the days are coming— this is the LORD’s declaration— when I will punish her carved images, and the wounded will groan throughout her land.

American Standard Version
Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will execute judgment upon her graven images; and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, behold, days are coming, says LORD JEHOVAH, and I shall pronounce sentence against Babel and against her carved images, and in her entire land her slain shall fall

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will take vengeance upon her graven images: and slain men shall fall in all her land.

Contemporary English Version
Soon I will send a war to punish Babylon's idols and leave its wounded people moaning everywhere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will visit her graven things, and in all her land the wounded shall groan:

English Revised Version
Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will do judgment upon her graven images; and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Good News Translation
So then, I say that the time is coming when I will deal with Babylon's idols, and the wounded will groan throughout the country.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"That is why the days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will punish their idols, and those who are wounded will moan everywhere in the land.

International Standard Version
"Therefore, look, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll punish her idols, and throughout her land the wounded will groan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, That I will do judgment upon her graven images; And through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Literal Standard Version
Therefore, behold, days are coming,” A declaration of YHWH, “And I have seen after her carved images, And the wounded groan in all her land.

NET Bible
Yes, but the time will certainly come," says the LORD, "when I will punish her idols. Throughout her land the mortally wounded will groan.

New Heart English Bible
"Therefore look, the days come," says the LORD, "that I will execute judgment on her engraved images; and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

World English Bible
Therefore, behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will execute judgment on her engraved images; and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, lo, days are coming, An affirmation of Jehovah, And I have seen after its graven images, And in all its land groan doth the wounded.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Babylon's Punishment
51“We are ashamed because we have heard reproach; disgrace has covered our faces, because foreigners have entered the holy places of the LORD’s house.” 52“Therefore, behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will punish her idols, and throughout her land the wounded will groan. 53Even if Babylon ascends to the heavens and fortifies her lofty stronghold, the destroyers I send will come against her,” declares the LORD.…

Cross References
Jeremiah 50:38
A drought is upon her waters, and they will be dried up. For it is a land of graven images, and the people go mad over idols.

Jeremiah 51:47
Therefore, behold, the days are coming when I will punish the idols of Babylon. Her entire land will suffer shame, and all her slain will lie fallen within her.

Ezekiel 28:23
I will send a plague against her and shed blood in her streets; the slain will fall within her, while the sword is against her on every side. Then they will know that I am the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

Why, behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will do judgment on her graven images: and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

that I

Jeremiah 51:47
Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will do judgment upon the graven images of Babylon: and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.

Jeremiah 50:38
A drought is upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: for it is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.

the wounded

Isaiah 13:15,16
Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined unto them shall fall by the sword…

Ezekiel 30:24
And I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and put my sword in his hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded man.

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











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Therefore,
לָכֵ֞ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

behold,
הִנֵּֽה־ (hin·nêh-)
Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

the days
יָמִ֤ים (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

are coming,”
בָּאִים֙ (bā·’îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5002: An oracle

the LORD,
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

“when I will punish
וּפָקַדְתִּ֖י (ū·p̄ā·qaḏ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

her idols,
פְּסִילֶ֑יהָ (pə·sî·le·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 6456: An idol, image

and throughout
וּבְכָל־ (ū·ḇə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

her land
אַרְצָ֖הּ (’ar·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

the wounded
חָלָֽל׃ (ḥā·lāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2491: Pierced, polluted

will groan.
יֶאֱנֹ֥ק (ye·’ĕ·nōq)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 602: To cry, groan


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