Jeremiah 51:63
Parallel Verses
New International Version
When you finish reading this scroll, tie a stone to it and throw it into the Euphrates.

King James Bible
And it shall be, when thou hast made an end of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates:

Darby Bible Translation
And it shall be, when thou hast ended reading this book, [that] thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of the Euphrates;

World English Bible
It shall be, when you have made an end of reading this book, that you shall bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of the Euphrates:

Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, when thou dost finish reading this book, thou dost bind to it a stone, and hast cast it into the midst of Phrat,

Jeremiah 51:63 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Wrote in a book - Whether this book contained any more than is recorded in this place we do not know; probably it contained no more than what is found in Jeremiah 51:62-64. A book, ספר sepher, signifies, in Hebrew, any writing, great or small.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thou shalt bind This was the emblem of its overthrow and irretrievable ruin; and the same emblem is employed in

Revelation 18:21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying...

to denote the utter ruin of mystical Babylon

Jeremiah 19:10,11 Then shall you break the bottle in the sight of the men that go with you...

Revelation 18:21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying...

Library
The 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
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Revelation 18:21
Then a mighty angel picked up a boulder the size of a large millstone and threw it into the sea, and said: "With such violence the great city of Babylon will be thrown down, never to be found again.

Jeremiah 13:4
"Take the belt you bought and are wearing around your waist, and go now to Perath and hide it there in a crevice in the rocks."

Jeremiah 19:10
"Then break the jar while those who go with you are watching,

Jeremiah 19:11
and say to them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: I will smash this nation and this city just as this potter's jar is smashed and cannot be repaired. They will bury the dead in Topheth until there is no more room.

Jeremiah 43:1
When Jeremiah had finished telling the people all the words of the LORD their God--everything the LORD had sent him to tell them--

Jump to Previous
Bind Book Cast Dropped End Ended Euphrates Euphra'tes Finish Fixed Middle Midst Phrat Reading Scroll Soon Stone Throw Tie
Jump to Next
Bind Book Cast Dropped End Ended Euphrates Euphra'tes Finish Fixed Middle Midst Phrat Reading Scroll Soon Stone Throw Tie
Links
Jeremiah 51:63 NIV
Jeremiah 51:63 NLT
Jeremiah 51:63 ESV
Jeremiah 51:63 NASB
Jeremiah 51:63 KJV

Jeremiah 51:63 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 51:63 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 51:63 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 51:63 French Bible
Jeremiah 51:63 German Bible

Jeremiah 51:63 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 51:62
Top of Page
Top of Page