Jeremiah 51 :9

Jeremiah 51 :9 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reaches to heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

King James Version (KJV)

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reaches to heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

American Standard Version (ASV)

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country; for her judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

We would have made Babylon well, but she is not made well: give her up, and let us go everyone to his country: for her punishment is stretching up to heaven, and lifted up even to the skies.

Webster's Revision

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reacheth to heaven, and is lifted even to the skies.

World English Bible

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go everyone into his own country; for her judgment reaches to heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

English Revised Version (ERV)

We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

Definitions for Jeremiah 51 :9

Let - To hinder or obstruct.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :9

We would have healed Babylon - Had it been in our power, we would have saved her; but we could not turn away the judgment of God.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :9

Omit would. All was done that it was possible to do to heal her.

To the skies - Or, to the clouds.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 51 :9

51:9 We - The prophet seems to personate the mercenary soldiers, saying, they would have helped Babylon, but there was no healing for her.
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