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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Jeremiah 51

1:1 (e-0) (The title of this book, 'Jermiah'), The name may mean, 'Jah is exalted.' Compare the large use made of the name Jehovah in this book; it occurs about 700 times. Adonai Jehovah 14 times.

Verse 1

51:1 me, (a-24) Lit. 'the heart of Leb-kamai ,' which is perhaps enigmatical for 'the Chaldeans.' see Note, ch. 25.26.

Verse 2

51:2 strangers, (b-7) Or 'fanners.'

Verse 5

51:5 forsaken, (c-5) Lit. 'not in widowhood.' land (d-17) i.e. the land of the Chaldeans.

Verse 8

51:8 ruined. (a-6) Or 'crushed.' see ch. 8.21.

Verse 10

51:10 righteousness. (b-6) Lit. 'our righteousnesses,' as Isaiah 64:6 .

Verse 11

51:11 take (c-4) Lit. 'fill' (i.e. with arm, or body); as 'provideth,' 2 Samuel 23:7 .

Verse 14

51:14 himself, (d-7) Lit. 'by his soul.'

Verse 15

51:15 (e-0) Cf. vers. 15-19 with ch. 10.12-16.

Verse 18

51:18 delusion. (f-7) Or 'mockery.' see ch 10.15.

Verse 19

51:19 rod (g-22) Or 'tribe.' See ch. 10.16.

Verse 23

51:23 rulers. (a-39) As vers. 28,57. see Ezra 9:2 .

Verse 25

51:25 destruction, (b-8) Or 'mount of corruption.' see 2 Kings 23:13 .

Verse 26

51:26 ever, (c-24) Or 'perpetual desolations,' as ch. 25.12.

Verse 27

51:27 prepare (d-14) Lit. 'hallow.' see ch. 6.4.

Verse 28

51:28 Prepare (d-1) Lit. 'hallow.' see ch. 6.4.

Verse 36

51:36 sea, (e-22) i.e. the Euphrates. see Isaiah 19:5 .

Verse 41

51:41 Sheshach (f-3) See Note, ch. 25.26.

Verse 46

51:46 earth, (a-37) Or 'in the land.'

Verse 51

51:51 into (b-21) Or 'against.'

Verse 55

51:55 their (c-16) i.e. of the invaders.

Verse 56

51:56 *God (d-25) El , only twice in Jeremiah, here, and ch. 32.18; once in Lam., ch. 3.41.

Verse 58

51:58 bare, (e-15) Or 'undermined.' nations (f-36) Leummim , Psalms 2:1 .

Verse 62

51:62 ever. (a-34) As ver. 26.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/jeremiah-51.html. 1857-67.