New International Version
Mourn for her, all who live around her, all who know her fame; say, 'How broken is the mighty scepter, how broken the glorious staff!'
King James Bible
All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, and the beautiful rod!
Darby Bible Translation
All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!
World English Bible
All you who are around him, bemoan him, and all you who know his name; say, How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!
Young's Literal Translation
Bemoan for him, all ye round about him, And all knowing his name, say ye: How hath it been broken, the staff of strength, The rod of beauty.
Jeremiah 48:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
How is the strong staff broken - The scepter. The sovereignty of Moab is destroyed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryAugust 8. "Be Like the Dove" (Jer. Xlviii. 28).
"Be like the dove" (Jer. xlviii. 28). Harmless as a dove, is Christ's interpretation of the beautiful emblem. And so the Spirit of God is purity itself. He cannot dwell in an unclean heart. He cannot abide in the natural mind. It was said of the anointing of old, "On man's flesh it shall not be poured." The purity which the Holy Spirit brings is like the white and spotless little plant which grows up out of the heap of manure, or the black soil, without one grain of impurity adhering to its crystalline …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Meditations for the Sick.
The LORD will extend your mighty scepter from Zion, saying, "Rule in the midst of your enemies!"
For as in the day of Midian's defeat, you have shattered the yoke that burdens them, the bar across their shoulders, the rod of their oppressor.
The LORD has broken the rod of the wicked, the scepter of the rulers,
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