Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Jeremiah 51:37 in English Standard Version "and Babylon shall become a heap of ruins, the haunt of jackals, a horror and a hissing, without inhabitant." Isa 13:22 Hyenas will cry in its towers, and jackals in the pleasant palaces; its time is close at hand and its days will not be prolonged. Isa 25:2 For you have made the city a heap, the fortified city a ruin; the foreigners’ palace is a city no more; it will never be rebuilt. Jer 18:16 making their land a horror, a thing to be hissed at forever. Everyone who passes by it is horrified and shakes his head.