Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land wherein no man dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass thereby. (ASV)
This is one of numerous verses in which Jeremiah falsely prophesies the imminent capture and permanent destruction of Babylon (which surrendered to the Persians without a fight and was left intact). See the Jeremiah 51:11 entry for further details. --Robert Stevens 10:23, 27 Jul 2006 (CDT)
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