New American Standard Bible
Pick up your bundle from the ground, You who dwell under siege!
King James Bible
Gather up thy wares out of the land, O inhabitant of the fortress.
Darby Bible Translation
Gather up thy baggage out of the land, O inhabitress of the fortress.
World English Bible
Gather up your wares out of the land, you who live under siege.
Young's Literal Translation
Gather from the land thy merchandise, O dweller in the bulwark,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The prophet now returns to the main subject of his sermon, the conquest of Judaea.
Thy wares - Rather, thy bundle, which could contain a few articles for necessary use, and be carried in the hand. They are going into exile.
O inhabitant of the fortress - i. e., thou that art besieged, that inhabitest a besieged town.
LibraryAn Instructive Truth
"O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps."--Jeremiah 10:23. This declaration follows after Jeremiah's lamentation over the Lord's ancient people, who were about to be carried captive into Babylon. The prophet speaks of a fact that was well known to him. It is always well, brethren, to know the truth, and to know it so certainly that you are able to remember it just when you most need it. There are some people, who are very much like …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 50: 1904
Of Hiding Our Grace under the Guard of Humility
"It shall besiege you in all your towns until your high and fortified walls in which you trusted come down throughout your land, and it shall besiege you in all your towns throughout your land which the LORD your God has given you.
"Therefore, son of man, prepare for yourself baggage for exile and go into exile by day in their sight; even go into exile from your place to another place in their sight. Perhaps they will understand though they are a rebellious house.
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