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Jeremiah 51:41

    Jeremiah 51:41 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    How is Sheshach taken! and how is the praise of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    How is Sheshach taken! and how is the praise of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth seized! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    How is Babylon taken! and the praise of all the earth surprised! how has Babylon become a cause of wonder among the nations!

    Webster's Revision

    How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth seized! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

    World English Bible

    How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth seized! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51:41

    How is Sheshach taken! - Perhaps the city is here called by the name of its idol.

    The praise of the whole earth - One of the seven wonders of the world; superexcellent for the height, breadth, and compass of its walls, its hanging gardens, the temple of Belus, etc., etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 51:41

    Sheshach - Babylon: see the Jeremiah 51:1 note.

    Surprised - i. e., seized, captured.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 51:41

    51:41 Sheshach - A name given to the city of Babylon.