Jeremiah 51:26

“And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 51:26

And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations, but thou shalt be desolate for euer, saith the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They will not take from you {even} a stone for a corner Nor a stone for foundations, But you will be desolate forever, declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they will not take from you a stone for the angle of a wall or the base of a building; but you will be a waste place for ever, says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; for thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

They shall not take of you a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but you shall be desolate for ever, says Yahweh.
- World English Bible

And they take not out of thee a stone for a corner, And a stone for foundations, For desolations age-during art thou, An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they shall not take of thee a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but thou shalt be desolate for ever, saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 51:26

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 51:26


51:25 Mountain - Babylon was very high for its power, and greatness, and had very high walls and towers, that it looked at a distance like an high rocky mountain. They had destroyed many people. Burnt - Thy cities and towers which appear like a mountain shall be burnt.

51:27 As caterpillars - The Median horses are compared to their insects, either with respect to their numbers, or in regard of the terror caused by them when they came, being a great plague to the places which they infected.


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