Jeremiah 49:8
Good News Translation
People of Dedan, turn and run! Hide! I am going to destroy Esau's descendants because the time has come for me to punish them.

Contemporary English Version
I will send disaster to punish you descendants of Esau, so anyone from Dedan had better turn around and run back home.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Flee and turn your backs, go down into the deep hole, ye inhabitants of Dedan: for I have brought the destruction of Esau upon him, the time of his visitation.

New American Bible
Flee, retreat, hide deep for lodging, inhabitants of Dedan: For I bring disaster upon Esau when I come to punish them.

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Flee and turn your backs, go down into the deep hole, ye inhabitants of Dedan: for I have brought the destruction of Esau upon him, the time of his visitation.

Flee

Jeremiah 49:30 Flee ye, get away speedily, sit in deep holes, you that inhabit Asor, saith the Lord: for Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon hath taken counsel against you, and hath conceived designs against you.

Jeremiah 6:1 Strengthen yourselves, ye sons of Benjamin, in the midst of Jerusalem, and sound the trumpet in Thecua, and set up the standard over Bethacarem: for evil is seen out of the north, and a great destruction.

Jeremiah 48:6 Flee, save your lives: and be as heath in the wilderness.

Matthew 24:15-18 When therefore you shall see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place: he that readeth let him understand. . . .

Revelation 6:15 And the kings of the earth and the princes and tribunes and the rich and the strong and every bondman and every freeman hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of mountains:

turn back.

Jeremiah 48:28 Leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, you that dwell in Moab: and be ye like the dove that maketh her nest in the mouth of the hole in the highest place.

Judges 6:2 And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.

1 Samuel 13:6 And when the men of Israel saw that they were straitened (for the people were distressed), they hid themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in dens, and in pits.

Isaiah 2:21 And he shall go into the clefts of rocks, and into the holes of stones from the face of the fear of the Lord, and from the glory of his majesty, when he shall rise up to strike the earth.

Amos 9:1-3 They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say: Thy God, O Dan, liveth: and the way of Bersabee liveth: and they shall fall, and shall rise no more. . . .

Obadiah 1:3,4 Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible. . . .

Dedan

Jeremiah 25:23 And Dedan, and Thema, and Buz, and all that have their hair cut round.

Isaiah 21:13 The burden in Arabia. In the forest at evening you shall sleep, in the paths of Dedanim.

for

Jeremiah 48:32 O vineyard of Sabama, I will weep for thee, with the mourning of Jazer: thy branches are gone over the sea, they are come even to the sea of Jazer: the robber hath rushed in upon thy harvest and thy vintage.

Jeremiah 46:21 Her hirelings also that lived in the midst of her, like fatted calves are turned back, and are fled away together, and they could not stand, for the day of their slaughter is come upon them, the time of their visitation.

Jeremiah 48:44 He that shall flee from the fear, shall fall into the pit: and he that shall get up out of the pit, shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring upon Moab the year of their visitation, saith the Lord.

Lamentations 4:21,22 Sin. Rejoice, and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Hus: to thee also shall the cup come, thou shalt be made drunk, and naked. . . .

Context
The Judgment on Edom
7Against Edom. Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Is wisdom no more in Theman? counsel is perished from her children: their wisdom is become unprofitable. 8Flee and turn your backs, go down into the deep hole, ye inhabitants of Dedan: for I have brought the destruction of Esau upon him, the time of his visitation.9If grapegatherers had come to thee, would they not have left a bunch? if thieves in the night, they would have taken what was enough for them.…
Cross References
Isaiah 21:13
The burden in Arabia. In the forest at evening you shall sleep, in the paths of Dedanim.

Isaiah 34:5
For my sword is inebriated in heaven: behold it shall come down upon Idumea, and upon the people of my slaughter unto judgment.

Jeremiah 25:23
And Dedan, and Thema, and Buz, and all that have their hair cut round.

Jeremiah 46:21
Her hirelings also that lived in the midst of her, like fatted calves are turned back, and are fled away together, and they could not stand, for the day of their slaughter is come upon them, the time of their visitation.

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.

Malachi 1:3
But have hated Esau? and I have made his mountains a wilderness, and given his inheritance to the dragons of the desert.

Malachi 1:4
But if Edom shall say: We are destroyed, but we will return and build up what hath been destroyed: thus saith the Lord of hosts: They shall build up, and I will throw down: and they shall be called the borders of wickedness, and the people with whom the Lord is angry for ever.

Additional Translations
Turn and run! Lie low, O residents of Dedan, for I will bring disaster on Esau at the time I punish him.Flee you, turn back, dwell deep, O inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau on him, the time that I will visit him.

Flee ye, turn back, dwell in the depths, O inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau upon him, the time that I shall visit him.

their place has been deceived. Dig deep for a dwelling, ye that inhabit Daedam, for he has wrought grievously: I brought trouble upon him in the time at which I visited him.

Flee, turn back, dwell deep down, ye inhabitants of Dedan! For I will bring the calamity of Esau upon him, the time that I visit him.

Flee ye, turn back, dwell deep, O inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau upon him, the time that I shall visit him.

Flee ye, turn back, dwell deep, O inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau upon him, the time that I will visit him.

Flee, turn back, dwell in the depths, inhabitants of Dedan; for I will bring the calamity of Esau on him, the time that I shall visit him.

Flee, turn, go deep to dwell, ye inhabitants of Dedan, For the calamity of Esau I brought in upon him, The time I inspected him.
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