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Jeremiah 51:36

    Jeremiah 51:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore thus said the LORD; Behold, I will plead your cause, and take vengeance for you; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For this reason the Lord has said: See, I will give support to your cause, and take payment for what you have undergone; I will make her sea dry, and her fountain without water.

    Webster's Revision

    Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.

    World English Bible

    Therefore thus says Yahweh: Behold, I will plead your cause, and take vengeance for you; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Therefore thus saith the LORD: Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her fountain dry.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 51:36

    Sea - Large basin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51:36

    I will dry up her sea - Exhaust all her treasures.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 51:36

    Her sea - Probably the great lake dug by Nitocris to receive the waters of the Euphrates.

    Her springs - Her reservoir; the whole system of canals dug Jeremiah 51:13. The wealth of Babylonia depended upon irrigation.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 51:36

    51:36 Dry up - Alluding to what Cyrus did.