Jeremiah 50:23
Parallel Verses
New International Version
How broken and shattered is the hammer of the whole earth! How desolate is Babylon among the nations!

King James Bible
How is the hammer of the whole earth cut asunder and broken! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

Darby Bible Translation
How is the hammer of the whole earth cut asunder and broken! How is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!

World English Bible
How is the hammer of the whole earth cut apart and broken! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

Young's Literal Translation
How hath it been cut and broken, The hammer of the whole earth! How hath Babylon been for a desolation among nations!

Jeremiah 50:23 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The hammer of the whole earth - Nebuchadnezzar dashed to pieces the nations against whom he warred. He was the scourge of the Lord.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 51:20-24 You are my battle ax and weapons of war: for with you will I break in pieces the nations, and with you will I destroy kingdoms...

Isaiah 14:4-6,12-17 That you shall take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!...

Revelation 18:16 And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold...

Library
The Kinsman-Redeemer
'Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of Hosts is His name: He shall thoroughly plead their cause.'--JER. l. 34. Among the remarkable provisions of the Mosaic law there were some very peculiar ones affecting the next-of-kin. The nearest living blood relation to a man had certain obligations and offices to discharge, under certain contingencies, in respect of which he received a special name; which is sometimes translated in the Old Testament 'Redeemer,' and sometimes 'Avenger' of blood. What the etymological
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Covenanting Confers Obligation.
As it has been shown that all duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant, it is manifest that what is lawfully engaged to in swearing by the name of God is enjoined in the moral law, and, because of the authority of that law, ought to be performed as a duty. But it is now to be proved that what is promised to God by vow or oath, ought to be performed also because of the act of Covenanting. The performance of that exercise is commanded, and the same law which enjoins that the duties
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Jeremiah
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

Cross References
Jeremiah 51:20
"You are my war club, my weapon for battle-- with you I shatter nations, with you I destroy kingdoms,

Ezekiel 26:17
Then they will take up a lament concerning you and say to you: "'How you are destroyed, city of renown, peopled by men of the sea! You were a power on the seas, you and your citizens; you put your terror on all who lived there.

Jump to Previous
Apart Astonishment Asunder Babylon Broken Cut Desolate Desolation Earth Hammer Horror Nations Object Shattered Waste Whole
Jump to Next
Apart Astonishment Asunder Babylon Broken Cut Desolate Desolation Earth Hammer Horror Nations Object Shattered Waste Whole
Links
Jeremiah 50:23 NIV
Jeremiah 50:23 NLT
Jeremiah 50:23 ESV
Jeremiah 50:23 NASB
Jeremiah 50:23 KJV

Jeremiah 50:23 Bible Apps
Jeremiah 50:23 Biblia Paralela
Jeremiah 50:23 Chinese Bible
Jeremiah 50:23 French Bible
Jeremiah 50:23 German Bible

Jeremiah 50:23 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Jeremiah 50:22
Top of Page
Top of Page