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Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

Jeremiah 51:4

 

 

"They will fall down slain in the land of the Chaldeans, And pierced through in their streets."

Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

Translate it: “And they,” i. e., the young men who form her host Jeremiah 51:3, “shall fall slain in the land of the Chaldaeans, and pierced through in her streets,” i. e., the streets of Babylon.


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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/jeremiah-51.html. 1870.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans,.... By the sword, or by the arrows and darts of the Medes and Persians:

and they that are thrust through in her streets; either by the one or by the other, especially the latter, since they only are mentioned; See Gill on Jeremiah 50:30.


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Gill, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/jeremiah-51.html. 1999.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

(See on Jeremiah 49:26; see on Jeremiah 50:30; see on Jeremiah 50:37).


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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/jeremiah-51.html. 1871-8.

Calvin's Commentary on the Bible

HE proceeds with what we began yesterday to explain, — that the time was nigh when God would take vengeance on the Babylonians. As, then, this could not be without great destruction in a city so very populous, and as it could not be overthrown except calamity extended itself through the whole country, hence, he says, that though Babylon should prepare great and powerful armies, it would yet be in vain, because they shall fall, he says, wounded everywhere in the land; and then he adds, and pierced through in her streets By these words he means, that the Chaldeans would be slain not only in the open fields, but also in the midst of the city. he afterwards adds, —


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Calvin, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/jeremiah-51.html. 1840-57.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

Jeremiah 51:4 Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and [they that are] thrust through in her streets.

Ver. 4. Thus the slain shall fall.] Both within the walls and without, των φονων ουτ αριθμος ουθ ορος, there shall be neither measure nor end of manslaughter, as Plutarch saith of Rome in Sulla’s time.


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Trapp, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". John Trapp Complete Commentary. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/jeremiah-51.html. 1865-1868.

Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible

Jeremiah 51:4. Thus the slain shall fall Let the wounded fall in the land of the Chaldeans. Houbigant. Dr. Kennicott would render it, Thus the soldiers shall fall; which seems to agree well with the 13th verse of the preceding chapter.


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Coke, Thomas. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/jeremiah-51.html. 1801-1803.

Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

Thus all of them shall be destroyed, some in the fields, some in the streets of their cities.


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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/jeremiah-51.html. 1685.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.

The slain shall fall in the land ... and ... in her streets - (notes, Jeremiah 49:26, "Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets;" Jeremiah 50:30; Jeremiah 50:37).


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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/jeremiah-51.html. 1871-8.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.
thrust
49:26; 50:30,37; Isaiah 13:15; 14:19

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Jeremiah 51:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/jeremiah-51.html.

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