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55 For the Lord is ready to destroy Babylon,
and put an end to her loud noise.
Their waves[a] will roar like turbulent[b] waters.
They will make a deafening noise.[c]

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  1. Jeremiah 51:55 tn The antecedent of the third masculine plural pronominal suffix is not entirely clear. It probably refers back to the “destroyers” mentioned in v. 53 as the agents of God’s judgment on Babylon.
  2. Jeremiah 51:55 tn Or “mighty waters.”
  3. Jeremiah 51:55 tn Heb “and the noise of their sound will be given.”