New International Version
Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object of horror and scorn, a place where no one lives.
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.
Jeremiah 51:37 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Without an inhabitant - See Jeremiah 50:39.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe 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
With a mighty voice he shouted: "'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!' She has become a dwelling for demons and a haunt for every impure spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.
She will never be inhabited or lived in through all generations; there no nomads will pitch their tents, there no shepherds will rest their flocks.
"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals; and I will lay waste the towns of Judah so no one can live there."
I will summon all the peoples of the north and my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon," declares the LORD, "and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting ruin.
"Edom will become an object of horror; all who pass by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds.
"Hazor will become a haunt of jackals, a desolate place forever. No one will live there; no people will dwell in it."
I will pelt you with filth, I will treat you with contempt and make you a spectacle.
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