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Jeremiah 51:6–8

mnFlee out of the midst of Babylon,

nAnd deliver every man his soul:

Be not ocut off in her iniquity;

For pthis is the time of the Lord’s vengeance;

qHe will render unto her a recompence.

Babylon hath been ra golden cup in the Lord’s hand,

That made all the earth drunken:

sThe nations have drunken of her wine;

Therefore the nations tare mad.

uBabylon is vsuddenly fallen and destroyed:

wHowl for her;

xTake balm for her pain,

If so be she may be healed.

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Jeremiah 51:6–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Flee from Babylon!

Run for your lives!

Do not be destroyed because of her sins.

It is time for the Lord’s vengeance;

he will repay her what she deserves.

Babylon was a gold cup in the Lord’s hand;

she made the whole earth drunk.

The nations drank her wine;

therefore they have now gone mad.

Babylon will suddenly fall and be broken.

Wail over her!

Get balm for her pain;

perhaps she can be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Flee from the midst of Babylon;

let every one save his life!

Be not cut off in her punishment,

for this is the time of the Lord’s vengeance,

the repayment he is rendering her.

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord’s hand,

making all the earth drunken;

the nations drank of her wine;

therefore the nations went mad.

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken;

wail for her!

Take balm for her pain;

perhaps she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Flee from Babylon! Save yourselves!

Don’t get trapped in her punishment!

It is the Lord’s time for vengeance;

he will repay her in full.

Babylon has been a gold cup in the Lord’s hands,

a cup that made the whole earth drunk.

The nations drank Babylon’s wine,

and it drove them all mad.

But suddenly Babylon, too, has fallen.

Weep for her.

Give her medicine.

Perhaps she can yet be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Flee from the midst of Babylon,

And every one save his life!

Do not be cut off in her iniquity,

For this is the time of the Lord’s vengeance;

He shall recompense her.

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord’s hand,

That made all the earth drunk.

The nations drank her wine;

Therefore the nations are deranged.

Babylon has suddenly fallen and been destroyed.

Wail for her!

Take balm for her pain;

Perhaps she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

“Run away from Babylon

and save your lives!

Don’t stay and be killed because of Babylon’s sins.

It is time for the Lord to punish Babylon;

he will give Babylon the punishment she deserves.

Babylon was like a gold cup in the Lord’s hand

that made the whole earth drunk.

The nations drank Babylon’s wine,

so they went crazy.

Babylon has suddenly fallen and been broken.

Cry for her!

Get balm for her pain,

and maybe she can be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and save every man his life; be not cut off in her iniquity: for it is the time of Jehovah’s vengeance; he will render unto her a recompense. Babylon hath been a golden cup in Jehovah’s hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunk of her wine; therefore the nations are mad. Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and save every man his life; be ye not cut off in her iniquity: for this is the time of Jehovah’s vengeance: he shall render unto her a recompence. Babylon hath been a golden cup in Jehovah’s hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunk of her wine; therefore have the nations become mad. Babylon is suddenly fallen and ruined. Howl over her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Run away from Babylon!

Run for your lives!

You shouldn’t die because of Babylon’s crimes.

This is the time for the vengeance of the Lord.

He will pay the people of Babylon back for what they have done.

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord’s hand.

It made the whole world drunk.

The nations drank its wine.

That is why the nations have gone insane.

Babylon will suddenly fall and be shattered.

Cry for it.

Bring medicine for its pain.

Maybe it can be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Leave Babylon;

save your lives, each of you!

Don’t perish because of her guilt.

For this is the time of the Lord’s vengeance—

He will pay her what she deserves.

Babylon was a gold cup in the Lord’s hand,

making the whole earth drunk.

The nations drank her wine;

therefore, the nations go mad.

Suddenly Babylon fell and was shattered.

Wail for her;

get balm for her wound—

perhaps she can be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Flee from the midst of Babylon,

save your lives, each of you!

Do not perish because of her guilt,

for this is the time of the Lord’s vengeance;

he is repaying her what is due.

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord’s hand,

making all the earth drunken;

the nations drank of her wine,

and so the nations went mad.

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and is shattered;

wail for her!

Bring balm for her wound;

perhaps she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Flee from the midst of Babylon and save each one his life.

You must not perish because of her guilt.

For this is the time of vengeance for Yahweh,

he will repay her what is deserved.

Babylon was a cup of gold in the hand of Yahweh,

making drunk all the earth.

The nations drank of her wine.

Therefore the nations acted like madmen.

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and she is shattered.

Wail over her!

Take balm for her wounds,

perhaps she may be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“People of Judah, run away from Babylonia!

Run for your lives!

Do not be destroyed because of the sins of its people.

It is time for me to pay them back.

I will punish them for what they have done.

Babylon was like a gold cup in my hand.

That city made the whole earth drunk.

The nations drank its wine.

So now they have gone crazy.

Babylon will suddenly fall and be broken.

Sob over it!

Get healing lotion for its pain.

Perhaps it can be healed.

Jeremiah 51:6–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Flee from the midst of Babylon,

And each of you save his life!

Do not be destroyed in her punishment,

For this is the Lord’s time of vengeance;

He is going to render recompense to her.

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.

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken;

Wail over her!

Bring balm for her pain;

Perhaps she may be healed.