NETNew English Translation
55 For the Lord is ready to destroy Babylon,
and put an end to her loud noise.
Their waves#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. will roar like turbulent#tn Or “mighty waters.” waters.
They will make a deafening noise.#tn Heb “and the noise of their sound will be given,”
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