Treasury of Scripture
Thus said the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the people shall labor in vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary.
The broad walls of babylon. or, the walls of broad Babylon According to the testimony of Herodotus, the circumference of the walls of Babylon was
480 stadia, or
60 miles, the breadth
50 cubits, and their height
200 cubits; but when Darius became master of the place B.C.
516, he took away all their
100 gates of brass, and beat down their walls to
50 cubits; and now not a vestige of these immense fortifications remains, to mark the site of this once mighty city.
Jeremiah 51:44 And I will punish Bel in Babylon, and I will bring forth out of his mouth that which he has swallowed up...
Jeremiah 50:15 Shout against her round about: she has given her hand: her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down...
broken. or, made naked
Jeremiah 51:30 The mighty men of Babylon have declined to fight, they have remained in their holds: their might has failed; they became as women...
Isaiah 45:1,2 Thus said the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held, to subdue nations before him...
Jeremiah 51:9,64 We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country...
Psalm 127:1 Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.
Isaiah 65:23 They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD...
Habakkuk 2:13 Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labor in the very fire...
Strong's ConcordanceThus saith the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the people shall labour in vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary.
Topical BibleArmies Babylon Babylon's Bare Broad Broken Burned Burnt Completely Doorways Exhaust Exhausted Fire Flames Folk Fuel Gates Ground Hosts Labor Labour Laboured Laid Leveled Nations Nothing Nought Overthrown Peoples Razed Says Smoke Themselves Thick Thus Toil Uncovered Utterly Vain Vanity Wall Walls Weariness Weary Wide Working
Jeremiah Chapter 51 Verse 58
Alphabetical: Almighty and Babylon Babylon's be become broad completely exhaust exhausted fire flames for fuel gates her high hosts is labor leveled LORD nations nothing of on only peoples razed says set So the themselves thick This Thus toil wall what will
OT Prophets: Jeremiah 51:58 Thus says Yahweh of Armies: The broad (Jer.)