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Bible Commentaries
Jeremiah 50

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


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

50:1 concerning (a-6) concerning (a-8) Or 'against.'

Verse 2

50:2 Bel (b-20) Merodach (b-25) A Babylonian idol. dismayed. (c-27) dismayed. (c-37) Or 'broken in pieces.'

Verse 6

50:6 mountains. (d-20) Or 'caused them to go astray on the perverting mountains,' alluding to the idolatrous high places.

Verse 11

50:11 grass, (e-21) Or 'that treadeth out [the corn].'

Verse 12

50:12 hindmost (f-22) Or 'the last,' as Amalek was said to be 'the first.' Numbers 24:20 .

Verse 15

50:15 hand; (g-10) i.e. 'hath surrendered.'

Verse 21

50:21 rebellion, (a-8) Or 'apostasy,' Heb. Merathaim . Some take the word as a symbolic name of Babylon. see ch. 51.1, and Note. visitation; (b-16) Or 'punishment.' Heb. Pekod . see Ezekiel 23:23 .

Verse 31

50:31 one, (c-7) Lit. 'pride,' as ch. 49.16. It is Babylon personified.

Verse 32

50:32 one (c-4) Lit. 'pride,' as ch. 49.16. It is Babylon personified.

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Jeremiah 50". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/jeremiah-50.html. 1857-67.
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