“Go against [Babylon] the land of Merathaim (Double Rebellion), Go up against it and against the people of Pekod (Punishment). Kill and utterly destroy them,” says the Lord, “And do everything that I have commanded you.”
Go up against [Babylon] the land of Merathaim [two rebellions, double or intense defiance], even against it and against the inhabitants of Pekod [visitation and punishment]. Slay and utterly destroy them, says the Lord, and do according to all that I have commanded you.
Go up against the land of double rebellion, against it, and against the inhabitants of visitation; waste and utterly destroy after them, saith Jehovah, and do according to all that I have commanded thee.
“Attack the land of Merathaim. Attack the people who live in Pekod [C alternate names for Babylon]. ·Chase them, kill them [L Put them to the sword], and ·completely destroy [annihilate] them. Do everything I commanded you!” says the Lord.
Go up, O my warriors, against the land of Merathaim and against the people of Pekod.* Yes, march against Babylon, the land of rebels, a land that I will judge! Annihilate them, as I have commanded you.
“Enemies of Babylon, attack their land of Merathaim. Make war against those who live in Pekod. Chase them and kill them. Destroy them completely,” announces the Lord. “Do everything I have commanded you to do.
Ascend thou on the land of the lords, and visit thou on the dwellers thereof; scatter thou, and slay those things, that be after them, saith the Lord; and do thou by all things which I commanded to thee. (Go thou up against the land of Merathaim, and attack thou the inhabitants of Pekod; scatter thou, and kill thou them, saith the Lord; and do thou by all the things which I commanded thee.)
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