Jeremiah 49:38
New International Version
I will set my throne in Elam and destroy her king and officials," declares the LORD.

New Living Translation
I will set my throne in Elam,” says the LORD, “and I will destroy its king and officials.

English Standard Version
and I will set my throne in Elam and destroy their king and officials, declares the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
I will set My throne in Elam, and destroy its king and officials, declares the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
'Then I will set My throne in Elam And destroy out of it king and princes,' Declares the LORD.

King James Bible
And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
I will set my throne in Elam, and I will destroy the king and officials from there. This is the LORD's declaration.

Contemporary English Version
Your king and his officials will die, and I will rule in their place. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Good News Translation
I will destroy their kings and leaders, and set up my throne there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will set My throne in Elam, and I will destroy the king and officials from there. This is the LORD's declaration.

International Standard Version
I'll put my throne in Elam, and destroy the king and the officials there," declares the LORD.

NET Bible
I will establish my sovereignty over Elam. I will destroy their king and their leaders," says the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
and I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from there king and officials,' says the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'll set my throne in Elam and destroy its king and officials, declares the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will set My throne in Elam, And will destroy from thence king and princes, saith the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
‘Then I shall set My throne in Elam, And I shall destroy out of it king and princes,’ Declares the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I will set my throne in Elam and will destroy from there the king and the princes, said the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from there the king and the princes, says the LORD.

American King James Version
And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from there the king and the princes, said the LORD.

American Standard Version
and I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence king and princes, saith Jehovah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I will set my throne in Aelam, and will send forth thence king and rulers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will set my throne in Elam, and destroy kings and princes from thence, saith the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence king and princes, saith Jehovah.

English Revised Version
and I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence king and princes, saith the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.

World English Bible
and I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from there king and princes, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have set My throne in Elam, And I have destroyed thence King and princes -- an affirmation of Jehovah.
Study Bible
The Judgment on Elam
37So I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives. I will bring disaster upon them, even My fierce anger, declares the LORD. I will send out the sword after them until I finish them off. 38I will set My throne in Elam, and destroy its king and officials, declares the LORD. 39Yet in the last days, I will restore Elam from captivity,” declares the LORD.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 49:37
So I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives. I will bring disaster upon them, even My fierce anger, declares the LORD. I will send out the sword after them until I finish them off.

Jeremiah 49:39
Yet in the last days, I will restore Elam from captivity," declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from there the king and the princes, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 43:10
And say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will send and take Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will set his throne upon these stones that I have hid; and he shall spread his royal pavilion over them.

Daniel 7:9-14
I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire…







Lexicon
I will set
וְשַׂמְתִּ֥י (wə·śam·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

My throne
כִסְאִ֖י (ḵis·’î)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3678: Seat of honor, throne

in Elam,
בְּעֵילָ֑ם (bə·‘ê·lām)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5867: Elam -- a son of Shem, also his descendants and their country

and destroy
וְהַאֲבַדְתִּ֥י (wə·ha·’ă·ḇaḏ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6: To wander away, lose oneself, to perish

its
מִשָּׁ֛ם (miš·šām)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

king
מֶ֥לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

and officials,
וְשָׂרִ֖ים (wə·śā·rîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5002: An oracle

the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
(38) I will set my throne in Elam.--The throne of Jehovah is, it is clear, the throne of the king who is, for the time, His chosen instrument and servant, in this case therefore the throne of Nebuchadnezzar (Jeremiah 43:10), against whom. Elam, like the other nations in Jeremiah 25:13-25, and in Jeremiah 48, 49, had apparently risen in rebellion. Of this we have, perhaps, a trace in the statement of Judith 1:1-13, that Nebuchadnezzar defeated Arphaxad, a king of Media, in the seventeenth year of his reign. The words find an historical fulfilment in the fact that Shushan, "in the province of Elam," became one of the royal residences of the Chaldaean kings (Daniel 8:2), and continued to be so under those of Persia, who, as regards the population of Elam proper, were as conquerors (Nehemiah 1:1; Esther 1:2). A like prediction of the fall of Elam, among other nations, before the attack of the King of Babylon is found in Ezekiel 32:24.

Verse 38. - I will set my throne; i.e. my tribunal (as Jeremiah 43:10). The king and the princes; rather, king and princes. The threat is not merely that the reigning king shall be dethroned, but that Elam shall lose its native rulers altogether. 49:34-39 The Elamites were the Persians; they acted against God's Israel, and must be reckoned with. Evil pursues sinners. God will make them know that he reigns. Yet the destruction of Elam shall not be for ever. But this promise was to have its full accomplishment in the days of the Messiah. In reading the Divine assurance of the destruction of all the enemies of the church, the believer sees that the issue of the holy war is not doubtful. It is blessed to recollect, that He who is for us, is more than all against us. And he will subdue the enemies of our souls.
Jump to Previous
Affirmation Declares Destroy Destroyed Elam End Kings Officials Power Princes Rulers Seat Thence Throne
Jump to Next
Affirmation Declares Destroy Destroyed Elam End Kings Officials Power Princes Rulers Seat Thence Throne
Links
Jeremiah 49:38 NIV
Jeremiah 49:38 NLT
Jeremiah 49:38 ESV
Jeremiah 49:38 NASB
Jeremiah 49:38 KJV

Jeremiah 49:38 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 49:38 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 49:38 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 49:38 French Bible
Jeremiah 49:38 German Bible

Alphabetical: and declares destroy Elam her I in it king LORD my of officials out princes set the Then throne will

OT Prophets: Jeremiah 49:38 And I will set my throne (Jer.) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Jeremiah 49:37
Top of Page
Top of Page