Jeremiah 25:11

“And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment, and these nations shal serue the king of Babylon seuentie yeeres.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All this land will be a waste and a cause of wonder; and these nations will be the servants of the king of Babylon for seventy years.
- Basic English Bible

And this whole land shall become a waste, an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- Darby Bible

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- Webster's Bible

This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- World English Bible

And all this land hath been for a waste, for an astonishment, and these nations have served the king of Babylon seventy years.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and a waste; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Jeremiah 25

  • BSP
    In this chapter Jehovah God is expressing the consequences that will befall Jerusalem, Babylon, and several other nations. They failed to listen to God so they would have to suffer the consequences of disobedience. If they would have repented, the outcome would have been very different.
  • Irene123
    The Bible was the word of God long before any church council ever convened. Canonicity is determined by God. A book is called canonical because it is inspired and placed in the Bible by God. When the scriptures were written, they immediately possessed absolute authority; they did not need for men to pass judgment and decide whether to place them in the Bible.
  • Mac
    Oh my brothers and sisters. You do not have the full word of God if you do not have the apocrypha books. These books were in the kjv 1611 bible. you can check this on line. There is much knowledge you do not have. Both God in Gene 5:21-24. And Jude speak of the book of Enoch. To all who truly seek Jesus may God bless your understanding. Amen.
  • Michael C.
    All the Prophets, and Apostles spoke of these things; and likewise their manner of life reflected the terror of the Lord's words, and the kind of persons we ought to be, KNOWING THESE THINGS! Is there a western country, or any of their leaders, that do not know these things? Yet they do not tremble and repent of the evil that is in their hands. Instead they are arrogant, indolent and indifferent.
  • Norm
    Father in heaven, our LORD and Saviour, thank You for giving us wisdom of which comes understanding. That Assyrian, the rod of Your anger, who's last name in Arabic is "the lion": and is the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet, has definitely forsaken his covert and laid SYRIA desolate. Father, in CHRIST JESUS, save us all from this hell: save us all for Your glory. Amen Jeremiah 25:38 He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.
  • Richard nidever for verse 31
    I does sound like trumpets as the sound of the shofar. When heard together with similar sounds from around the world, a deep base drum can be heard as a sound of a precursor to heavenly war against the earth. We as Christians could go through the first three and a half years of tribulation, but as yet, there has been no seven year peace agreement for Israel and the assaulting mid-east, as well, anti Christ has not come to power, or has he?! I believe we are certainly in the final hour and the Lords return iminent.

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