New American Standard Bible
"Line up the shield and buckler, And draw near for the battle!
King James Bible
Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.
Darby Bible Translation
Make ready buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!
World English Bible
Prepare the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!
Young's Literal Translation
'Set ye in array shield and buckler, And draw nigh to battle.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Order ye ... - "i. e., prepare ye, make ready." The buckler was a small round target carried by the lightly-armed troops: the shield belonged to the heavily-armed troops, and was large enough to protect the whole body.
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
They set the table, they spread out the cloth, they eat, they drink; "Rise up, captains, oil the shields,"
Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers! The LORD has aroused the spirit of the kings of the Medes, Because His purpose is against Babylon to destroy it; For it is the vengeance of the LORD, vengeance for His temple.
Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men! Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up!
The one who scatters has come up against you. Man the fortress, watch the road; Strengthen your back, summon all your strength.
Draw for yourself water for the siege! Strengthen your fortifications! Go into the clay and tread the mortar! Take hold of the brick mold!
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