41 ¶ Behold, a people shall come from the North, and a great nation, and many kings shall be raised up from [a]the coasts of the earth.

42 They shall hold the bow and the buckler: they are cruel and unmerciful: their voice shall roar like the sea, and they shall ride upon horses, and be put in array like men to the battle against thee, O daughter of Babel.

43 The king of Babel hath heard the report of them, and his hands [b]waxed feeble: sorrow came upon him, even sorrow as of a woman in travail.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 50:41 Meaning, that the Persians should gather their army of many nations.
  2. Jeremiah 50:43 Which is meant of Belshazzar, Dan. 5:6.

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