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Jeremiah 51:9

    Jeremiah 51:9 Translations

    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 reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.

    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.

    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 unto heaven, and is lifted up 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' Notes 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 Notes 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.