Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken; Wail over her! Bring balm for her pain; Perhaps she may be healed.

King James Version

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Holman Bible

Suddenly Babylon fell and was shattered. Wail for her; get balm for her wound- perhaps she can be healed.

International Standard Version

Suddenly, Babylon fell down and was shattered. Wail for her! Bring balm for her wound, perhaps she will be healed.

A Conservative Version

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed. Wail for her. Take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

American Standard Version

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Amplified

Babylon has suddenly fallen and is shattered (destroyed)! Wail for her [if you care to]! Get balm for her [incurable] pain; if [you do] so she may [possibly] be healed!

Bible in Basic English

Sudden is the downfall of Babylon and her destruction: make cries of grief for her; take sweet oil for her pain, if it is possible for her to be made well.

Darby Translation

Babylon is suddenly fallen and ruined. Howl over her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed; howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Julia Smith Translation

Babylon fell suddenly, and she will be broken: wail ye for her; take balsam for her pain, perhaps she will be healed.

King James 2000

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and she is shattered. Wail over her! Take balm for her wounds, perhaps she may be healed.

Modern King James verseion

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed. Wail for her; take balm for her pain, if perhaps she may be healed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But suddenly is Babylon fallen and destroyed. Mourn for her; bring plasters for her wounds, if she may peradventure be healed again.

NET Bible

But suddenly Babylonia will fall and be destroyed. Cry out in mourning over it! Get medicine for her wounds! Perhaps she can be healed!

New Heart English Bible

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

New simplified Bible

Babylon has suddenly fallen and is destroyed! Mourn over it! Get medicine for its wounds, and maybe it can be healed.

The Emphasized Bible

Suddenly, hath Babylon fallen and been broken, - Howl ye over her Fetch balsam for her pain, Peradventure she shall be healed!

Webster

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, it may be she may be healed.

World English Bible

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Suddenly hath Babylon fallen, Yea, it is broken, howl ye for it, Take balm for her pain, if so be it may be healed.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

פּתאם פּתאום 
Pith'owm 
Usage: 25

נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

and destroyed
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

ילל 
Yalal 
Usage: 32

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

צרי צרי 
Ts@riy 
Usage: 6

מכאבה מכאוב מכאב 
Mak'ob 
Usage: 16

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Babylon

7 Babylon has been a golden cup in the hand of the LORD, Intoxicating all the earth The nations have drunk of her wine; Therefore the nations are going mad. 8 Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken; Wail over her! Bring balm for her pain; Perhaps she may be healed. 9 We applied healing to Babylon, but she was not healed; Forsake her and let us each go to his own country, For her judgment has reached to heaven And towers up to the very skies.



Cross References

Isaiah 21:9

"Now behold, here comes a troop of riders, horsemen in pairs." And one said, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon; And all the images of her gods are shattered on the ground."

Jeremiah 46:11

Go up to Gilead and obtain balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain have you multiplied remedies; There is no healing for you.

Revelation 14:8

And another angel, a second one, followed, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality."

Jeremiah 48:20

"Moab has been put to shame, for it has been shattered. Wail and cry out; Declare by the Arnon That Moab has been destroyed.

Jeremiah 50:2

"Declare and proclaim among the nations Proclaim it and lift up a standard Do not conceal it but say, 'Babylon has been captured, Bel has been put to shame, Marduk has been shattered; Her images have been put to shame, her idols have been shattered.'

Revelation 18:2

And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.

Isaiah 13:6-7

Wail, for the day of the LORD is near! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah 47:9

"But these two things will come on you suddenly in one day: Loss of children and widowhood They will come on you in full measure In spite of your many sorceries, In spite of the great power of your spells.

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?

Jeremiah 30:12-15

"For thus says the LORD, 'Your wound is incurable And your injury is serious.

Jeremiah 48:31

"Therefore I will wail for Moab, Even for all Moab will I cry out; I will moan for the men of Kir-heres.

Jeremiah 51:41

"How Sheshak has been captured, And the praise of the whole earth been seized! How Babylon has become an object of horror among the nations!

Ezekiel 27:30-32

And they will make their voice heard over you And will cry bitterly They will cast dust on their heads, They will wallow in ashes.

Ezekiel 30:2

"Son of man, prophesy and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Wail, 'Alas for the day!'

Daniel 5:24

"Then the hand was sent from Him and this inscription was written out.

Daniel 5:31

So Darius the Mede received the kingdom at about the age of sixty-two.

Nahum 3:19

There is no relief for your breakdown, Your wound is incurable All who hear about you Will clap their hands over you, For on whom has not your evil passed continually?

Revelation 18:8-11

"For this reason in one day her plagues will come, pestilence and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.

Revelation 18:17-19

for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance,



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