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Jeremiah 51:26

    Jeremiah 51:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they shall not take of you a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but you shall be desolate for ever, said the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they will not take from you a stone for the angle of a wall or the base of a building; but you will be a waste place for ever, says the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    They shall not take of you a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but you shall be desolate for ever, says Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the LORD.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 51:26

    The prophet means that:

    (1) Babylon would never again be the seat of empire. Nor

    (2) would any new development of events take its rise thence.