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Jeremiah 51:50

    Jeremiah 51:50 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Ye that have escaped the sword, go away, stand not still: remember the LORD afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You that have escaped the sword, go away, stand not still: remember the LORD afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ye that have escaped the sword, go ye, stand not still; remember Jehovah from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You who have got away safe from the sword, go, waiting for nothing; have the Lord in memory when you are far away, and keep Jerusalem in mind.

    Webster's Revision

    Ye that have escaped the sword, go ye, stand not still; remember Jehovah from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    World English Bible

    You who have escaped the sword, go, don't stand still; remember Yahweh from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Ye that have escaped the sword, go ye, stand not still; remember the LORD from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 51:50

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51:50

    Ye that have escaped the sword - The Jews.

    Let Jerusalem come into your mind - Pray for its restoration; and embrace the first opportunity offered of returning thither.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 51:50

    Afar off - Or, from afar, from Chaldaea, far away from Yahweh's dwelling in Jerusalem. The verse is a renewed entreaty to the Jews to leave Babylon and journey homewards, as soon as Cyrus grants them permission.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 51:50

    51:50 Ye - Ye Jews, leave Babylon as soon as liberty is proclaimed. Remember - And remember in Judea the great things both of justice and mercy which God hath done.