New International Version
The arrogant one will stumble and fall and no one will help her up; I will kindle a fire in her towns that will consume all who are around her."
King James Bible
And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
Darby Bible Translation
and the proud one shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up; yea, I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all that are round about him.
World English Bible
The proud one shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up; and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all who are around him.
Young's Literal Translation
And stumbled hath pride, And he hath fallen, and hath no raiser up, And I have kindled a fire in his cities, And it hath devoured all round about him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the most proud - זדון zadon, as before. Here pride is personified and addressed, as if possessing a being and rational powers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the most proud [heb] pride
'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.
May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts.
When the Lord has finished all his work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, he will say, "I will punish the king of Assyria for the willful pride of his heart and the haughty look in his eyes.
I will punish you as your deeds deserve, declares the LORD. I will kindle a fire in your forests that will consume everything around you.'"
"I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will consume the fortresses of Ben-Hadad."
"Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up."
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