Jeremiah 51 :36

Jeremiah 51 :36 Translations

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.

King James Version (KJV)

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 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.

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' Commentary 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 Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :36

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