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Jeremiah 51:56

    Jeremiah 51:56 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Because the spoiler is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD God of recompences shall surely requite.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Because the spoiler is come on her, even on Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD God of recompenses shall surely requite.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    for the destroyer is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, their bows are broken in pieces; for Jehovah is a God of recompenses, he will surely requite.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the waster has come on her, even on Babylon, and her men of war are taken, their bows are broken: for the Lord is a rewarding God, and he will certainly give payment.

    Webster's Revision

    for the destroyer is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, their bows are broken in pieces; for Jehovah is a God of recompenses, he will surely requite.

    World English Bible

    for the destroyer is come on her, even on Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, their bows are broken in pieces; for Yahweh is a God of recompenses, he will surely requite.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    for the spoiler is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, their bows are broken in pieces: for the LORD is a God of recompences, he shall surely requite.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 51:56

    Requite - Recompense; return; restore; repay.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51:56

    The Lord God of recompenses - The fall of Babylon is an act of Divine justice; whatever it suffers, it is in consequence of its crimes.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 51:56

    Every one ... - Or, "Their bows are broken, for Yahweh is a God of recompenses; He will certainly requite."

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 51:56

    51:56 Because - Little more is said here than was before, only the words hint the taking of Babylon by a surprize when the king, and the inhabitants were not aware of it, which we had before also told us, ver.39,40. Requite - The wrongs done to his people.