New American Standard Bible
"Babylon will become a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, An object of horror and hissing, without inhabitants.
King James Bible
And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, an astonishment, and an hissing, without an inhabitant.
Darby Bible Translation
And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals, an astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.
World English Bible
Babylon shall become heaps, a dwelling place for jackals, an astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.
Young's Literal Translation
And Babylon hath been for heaps, A habitation of dragons, An astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Heaps - Of rubbish, formed in this case by the decay of the unburned bricks of which Babylon was built. It is these heaps which have yielded such a large wealth of historical documents in our own days.
Dragons - Jackals Jeremiah 10:22.
'Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 2. And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 3. For through the anger of the Lord it came to pass in Jerusalem and Judah, till he had cast them out from his presence, that Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon. 4. And it came to pass, in the ninth year of his reign, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.
It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there.
"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."
behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,' declares the LORD, 'and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.
"Edom will become an object of horror; everyone who passes by it will be horrified and will hiss at all its wounds.
"Hazor will become a haunt of jackals, A desolation forever; No one will live there, Nor will a son of man reside in it."
"I will throw filth on you And make you vile, And set you up as a spectacle.
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