Jeremiah 49:17
Good News Translation
The LORD said, "The destruction that will come on Edom will be so terrible that everyone who passes by will be shocked and terrified.

Contemporary English Version
People passing by your country will be shocked and horrified to see a disaster

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.

New American Bible
Edom shall become an object of horror. Passersby recoil in terror, hissing at all its wounds.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.

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Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, saith the Lord, that Bosra shall become a desolation, and a reproach, and a desert, and a curse: and all her cities shall be everlasting wastes.

Isaiah 34:9-15 And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, and the ground thereof into brimstone: and the land thereof shall become burning pitch. . . .

Ezekiel 25:13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: I will stretch forth my hand upon Edom, and will take away out of it man and beast, and will make it desolate from the south: and they that are in Dedan shall fall by the sword.

Ezekiel 35:7,15 And I will make mount Seir waste and desolate: and I will take away from it him that goeth and him that returneth. . . .

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Jeremiah 18:16 That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Jeremiah 50:13 Because of the wrath of the Lord it shall not be inhabited, but shall be wholly desolate: every one that shall pass by Babylon, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all her plagues.

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Jeremiah 51:37 And Babylon shall be reduced to heaps, a dwelling place for dragons, an astonishment and a hissing, because there is no inhabitant.

1 Kings 9:8 And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:20,21 I will pluck you up by the root out of my land which I have given you: and this house which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast away from before my face, and will make it a byword, and an example among all nations. . . .

Lamentations 2:15,16 Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth? . . .

Micah 6:16 For thou hast kept the statutes of Amri, and all the works of the house of Achab: and thou hast walked according their wills, that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing, and you shall bear the reproach of my people.

Zephaniah 2:15 This is the glorious city that dwelt in security: that said in her heart: I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desert, a place for beasts to lie down in? every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Context
The Judgment on Edom
16Thy arrogancy hath deceived thee, and the pride of thy heart: O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, and endeavourest to lay hold on the height of the hill: but though thou shouldst make thy nest as high as an eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord. 17And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.18As Sodom was overthrown and Gomorrha, and the neighbours thereof, saith the Lord: there shall not a man dwell there, and there shall no son of man inhabit it.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:22
And the following generation shall say, and the children that shall be born hereafter, and the strangers that shall come from afar, seeing the plagues of that land and the evils wherewith the Lord hath afflicted it,

1 Kings 9:8
And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

Jeremiah 18:16
That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Jeremiah 49:13
For I have sworn by myself, saith the Lord, that Bosra shall become a desolation, and a reproach, and a desert, and a curse: and all her cities shall be everlasting wastes.

Jeremiah 50:13
Because of the wrath of the Lord it shall not be inhabited, but shall be wholly desolate: every one that shall pass by Babylon, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all her plagues.

Jeremiah 51:37
And Babylon shall be reduced to heaps, a dwelling place for dragons, an astonishment and a hissing, because there is no inhabitant.

Ezekiel 27:36
The merchants of people have hissed at thee: thou art brought to nothing, and thou shalt never be any more.

Ezekiel 35:3
Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, mount Seir, and I will stretch forth my hand upon thee, and I will make thee desolate and waste.

Ezekiel 35:7
And I will make mount Seir waste and desolate: and I will take away from it him that goeth and him that returneth.

Additional Translations
“Edom will become an object of horror. Everyone who passes by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds.Also Edom shall be a desolation: every one that goes by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.

And Edom shall become an astonishment: every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.

And Idumea shall be a desert: every one that passes by shall hiss at it.

And Edom shall be an astonishment: every one that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss, because of all the plagues thereof.

And Edom shall become an astonishment: every one that passeth by it shall he astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.

Also Edom shall be a desolation: every one that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all her plagues.

Edom shall become an astonishment: everyone who passes by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.

And Edom hath been for a desolation, Every passer by her is astonished, And doth hiss because of all her plagues.
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