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Jeremiah 50:43-45 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

43 The king of Babylon heard their report
    and his hands grew slack.
Anxiety has seized him,
    fear and pain like the woman who gives birth.
44 Look, like a lion he comes up from the thickets[a] of the Jordan
    against a pastureland by a constantly flowing stream,[b]
so I will chase them away quickly[c] from her,
    and I will appoint whoever is chosen over her.
For who is like me, and who can summon me,
    and who is this shepherd who can stand before me?[d]
45 Therefore[e] hear the plan of Yahweh
    that he has planned against Babylon,
and his plans
    that he has planned against the land of the Chaldeans.
Surely[f] they will drag them away,
    the little ones of the flock.
Surely[g] he will cause their grazing place
    to be desolate over them.


  1. Jeremiah 50:44 Hebrew “thicket”
  2. Jeremiah 50:44 Literally “a pasture of ever-flowing”
  3. Jeremiah 50:44 Literally “I will do in an instant I will cause them to run”
  4. Jeremiah 50:44 Literally “to the face of me”
  5. Jeremiah 50:45 Literally “To thus”
  6. Jeremiah 50:45 Literally “If not”
  7. Jeremiah 50:45 Literally “If not”
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