Jeremiah 51:54
New International Version
“The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.

New Living Translation
“Listen! Hear the cry of Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.

English Standard Version
“A voice! A cry from Babylon! The noise of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Berean Study Bible
“The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

King James Bible
A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

New King James Version
The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, And great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans,

New American Standard Bible
The sound of an outcry from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

NASB 1995
The sound of an outcry from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

NASB 1977
The sound of an outcry from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Amplified Bible
The sound of an outcry [comes] from Babylon, And [the sound] of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Christian Standard Bible
The sound of a cry from Babylon! The sound of terrible destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sound of a cry from Babylon! The sound of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

American Standard Version
The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A sound of wailing from Babel, and great ruin from the land of the Chaldeans!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A sound of a cry in Babylon, and great destruction in the land of the Chaldeans:

Contemporary English Version
Listen to the cries for help coming from Babylon. Everywhere in the country the sounds of destruction can be heard.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The noise of a cry from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans :

English Revised Version
The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Good News Translation
The LORD says, "Listen to the sound of crying in Babylon, of mourning for the destruction in the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Cries of agony are heard from Babylon. Sounds of terrible destruction are heard from the land of the Babylonians.

International Standard Version
"The sound of a cry is coming from Babylon, great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hark! a cry from Babylon, And great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Literal Standard Version
“A voice of a cry [is] from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldean.

NET Bible
Cries of anguish will come from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.

New Heart English Bible
"The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans."

World English Bible
The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Young's Literal Translation
A voice of a cry is from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldean.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Babylon's Punishment
53Even if Babylon ascends to the heavens and fortifies her lofty stronghold, the destroyers I send will come against her,” declares the LORD. 54“The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans! 55For the LORD will destroy Babylon; He will silence her mighty voice. The waves will roar like great waters; the tumult of their voices will resound.…

Cross References
Isaiah 25:5
like heat in a dry land. You subdue the uproar of foreigners. As the shade of a cloud cools the heat, so the song of the ruthless is silenced.

Jeremiah 48:3
A voice cries out from Horonaim: 'Devastation and great destruction!'

Jeremiah 50:22
"The noise of battle is in the land--the noise of great destruction.

Jeremiah 50:46
At the sound of Babylon's capture the earth will quake; a cry will be heard among the nations.


Treasury of Scripture

A sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

Jeremiah 48:3-5
A voice of crying shall be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction…

Jeremiah 50:22,27,43,46
A sound of battle is in the land, and of great destruction…

Isaiah 13:6-9
Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The sound
ק֥וֹל (qō·wl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

of a cry
זְעָקָ֖ה (zə·‘ā·qāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2201: A shriek, outcry

[comes from] Babylon,
מִבָּבֶ֑ל (mib·bā·ḇel)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 894: Babylon -- an eastern Mediterranean empire and its capital city

the sound of great
גָּד֖וֹל (gā·ḏō·wl)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

destruction
וְשֶׁ֥בֶר (wə·še·ḇer)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7667: A breaking, fracture, crushing, breach, crash

from the land
מֵאֶ֥רֶץ (mê·’e·reṣ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

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


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