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Jeremiah 51:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They [are] vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They are worthless, a work of mockery; In the time of their punishment they will perish.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They [are] vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Vanity, they are, A handiwork of mockeries,—In the time of their visitation, shall they perish.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Vanity [are] they—work of errors, In the time of their inspection they perish.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They are vain works, and worthy to be laughed at, in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They [are] vanitie, the worke of errours: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They are vain works, objects of scorn; in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They [are] vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
[are] vanity, 1892
{1892} Prime
הֶבֶל
hebel
{heh'-bel}
From H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb.
the work 4639
{4639} Prime
מַעֲשֶׂה
ma`aseh
{mah-as-eh'}
From H6213; an action (good or bad); generally a transaction; abstractly activity; by implication a product (specifically a poem) or (generally) property.
of errors: 8595
{8595} Prime
תַּעְתּוּעַ
ta`tua`
{tah-too'-ah}
From H8591; a fraud.
in the time 6256
{6256} Prime
עֵת
`eth
{ayth}
From H5703; time, especially (adverbially with preposition) now, when, etc.
of their visitation 6486
{6486} Prime
פְּקֻדָּה
p@quddah
{pek-ood-daw'}
Feminine passive participle of H6485; visitation (in many senses, chiefly official).
they shall perish. 6
{0006} Prime
אָבַד
'abad
{aw-bad'}
A primitive root; properly to wander away, that is lose oneself; by implication to perish (causatively, destroy).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 51:15-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 51:1-58.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Jeremiah 51:18

They [are] vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their (l) judgment they shall perish.

(l) When God will execute his vengeance.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
vanity:

Jeremiah 10:8 But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock [is] a doctrine of vanities.
Jeremiah 10:15 They [are] vanity, [and] the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Jonah 2:8 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
Acts 14:15 And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:

in the:

Jeremiah 43:12-13 And I will kindle a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt; and he shall burn them, and carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment; and he shall go forth from thence in peace. ... He shall break also the images of Bethshemesh, that [is] in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.
Jeremiah 46:25 The LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saith; Behold, I will punish the multitude of No, and Pharaoh, and Egypt, with their gods, and their kings; even Pharaoh, and [all] them that trust in him:
Jeremiah 48:7 For because thou hast trusted in thy works and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity [with] his priests and his princes together.
Jeremiah 50:2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, [and] conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her idols are confounded, her images are broken in pieces.
Exodus 12:12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I [am] the LORD.
Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.
Isaiah 46:1 Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages [were] heavy loaden; [they are] a burden to the weary [beast].
Zephaniah 2:11 The LORD [will be] terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and [men] shall worship him, every one from his place, [even] all the isles of the heathen.
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Ex 12:12. Is 19:1; 46:1. Jr 10:8, 15; 43:12; 46:25; 48:7; 50:2. Jna 2:8. Zp 2:11. Ac 14:15.

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