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Jeremiah 51:38

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— “They will roar together like young lions, They will growl like lions’ cubs.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— They shall roar together like lions: they shall yell as lions' whelps.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— They shall roar together like young lions; they shall growl as lions' whelps.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They shall roar together like young lions; they shall growl as lions' whelps.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They shall roar together like lions: they shall yell as lions' whelps.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They shall roar together like young lions, growl as lions' whelps.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Together, like wild lions, shall they roar,—They have growled like lions' whelps.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Together as young lions they roar, They have shaken themselves as lions' whelps.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They shall roar together like lions, they shall shake their manes like young lions.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— They shal rore together like lions, and yell as the lyons whelpes.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They shall roare together like lions; they shall yell as lions whelps.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— They shall roar together like lions; they shall growl like lions' whelps.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For they rose up together as lions, and as lions' whelps.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They shall roar together like lions: they shall yell as lions' whelps.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They shall roar 7580
{7580} Prime
A primitive root; to rumble or moan.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
together 3162
{3162} Prime
From H3161; properly a unit, that is, (adverbially) unitedly.
like lions: 3715
{3715} Prime
From H3722; a village (as covered in by walls); also a young lion (perhaps as covered with a mane).
they shall yell 5286
{5286} Prime
A primitive root; to growl.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
as lions' 738
{0738} Prime
From H0717 (in the sense of violence); a lion.
whelps. 1484
{1484} Prime
A variation of H1482.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 51:38-39

_ _ The capture of Babylon was effected on the night of a festival in honor of its idols.

_ _ roar ... yell — The Babylonians were shouting in drunken revelry (compare Daniel 5:4).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 51:1-58.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Jeremiah 51:38

They — The Babylonians, upon the taking of their city.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Jeremiah 2:15 The young lions roared upon him, [and] yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
Job 4:10-11 The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, are broken. ... The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.
Psalms 34:10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good [thing].
Psalms 58:6 Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.
Isaiah 35:9 No lion shall be there, nor [any] ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk [there]:
Nahum 2:11-13 Where [is] the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of the young lions, where the lion, [even] the old lion, walked, [and] the lion's whelp, and none made [them] afraid? ... Behold, I [am] against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
Zechariah 11:3 [There is] a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.

or, shake themselves,
Judges 16:20 And she said, The Philistines [be] upon thee, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. And he wist not that the LORD was departed from him.
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Jg 16:20. Jb 4:10. Ps 34:10; 58:6. Is 35:9. Jr 2:15. Na 2:11. Zc 11:3.

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