Jeremiah 46:6
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New International Version
"The swift cannot flee nor the strong escape. In the north by the River Euphrates they stumble and fall.

King James Bible
Let not the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; they shall stumble, and fall toward the north by the river Euphrates.

Darby Bible Translation
Let not the swift flee away, neither let the mighty man escape! -- Toward the north, hard by the river Euphrates, they have stumbled and fallen.

World English Bible
Don't let the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; in the north by the river Euphrates have they stumbled and fallen.

Young's Literal Translation
The swift do not flee, nor do the mighty escape, Northward, by the side of the river Phrat, They have stumbled and fallen.

Jeremiah 46:6 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let not the swift flee away - Even the swiftest shall not be able to escape.

They shall - fall toward the north - By the Euphrates, which was northward of Judea. Here the Egyptian army was routed with great

slaughter.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

not

Judges 4:15-21 And the LORD discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak...

Psalm 33:16,17 There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength...

Psalm 147:10,11 He delights not in the strength of the horse: he takes not pleasure in the legs of a man...

Ecclesiastes 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise...

Isaiah 30:16,17 But you said, No; for we will flee on horses; therefore shall you flee: and, We will ride on the swift...

Amos 2:14,15 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force...

Amos 9:1-3 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...

stumble

Jeremiah 46:12 The nations have heard of your shame, and your cry has filled the land: for the mighty man has stumbled against the mighty...

Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail...

Jeremiah 50:32 And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities...

Psalm 27:2 When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came on me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Isaiah 8:15 And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.

Daniel 11:19,22 Then he shall turn his face toward the fort of his own land: but he shall stumble and fall, and not be found...

toward

Jeremiah 46:10 For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour...

Jeremiah 1:14 Then the LORD said to me, Out of the north an evil shall break forth on all the inhabitants of the land.

Jeremiah 4:6 Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

Jeremiah 6:1 O you children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the middle of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa...

Jeremiah 25:9 Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, said the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant...

Library
Sargon of Assyria (722-705 B. C. )
SARGON AS A WARRIOR AND AS A BUILDER. The origin of Sargon II.: the revolt of Babylon, Merodach-baladan and Elam--The kingdom of Elam from the time of the first Babylonian empire; the conquest's of Shutruh-nalkunta I.; the princes of Malamir--The first encounter of Assyria and Elam, the battle of Durilu (721 B.C.)--Revolt of Syria, Iaubidi of Hamath and Hannon of Gaza--Bocchoris and the XXIVth Egyptian dynasty; the first encounter of Assyria with Egypt, the battle of Raphia (720 B.C.). Urartu
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7

Cross References
Isaiah 30:16
You said, 'No, we will flee on horses.' Therefore you will flee! You said, 'We will ride off on swift horses.' Therefore your pursuers will be swift!

Jeremiah 46:12
The nations will hear of your shame; your cries will fill the earth. One warrior will stumble over another; both will fall down together."

Jeremiah 46:16
They will stumble repeatedly; they will fall over each other. They will say, 'Get up, let us go back to our own people and our native lands, away from the sword of the oppressor.'

Daniel 11:19
After this, he will turn back toward the fortresses of his own country but will stumble and fall, to be seen no more.

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