Jeremiah 50:32
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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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Clarke'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.

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the most proud [heb] pride

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.

Isaiah 10:12-15 Why it shall come to pass, that when the Lord has performed his whole work on mount Zion and on Jerusalem...

Isaiah 14:13-15 For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...

Ezekiel 28:2-9 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyrus, Thus said the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God...

Daniel 5:20,23-30 But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne...

none

Jeremiah 51:26,64 And they shall not take of you a stone for a corner, nor a stone for foundations; but you shall be desolate for ever, said the LORD...

Revelation 18:8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire...

kindle

Jeremiah 21:14 But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, said the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof...

Jeremiah 49:27 And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces of Benhadad.

Deuteronomy 32:22 For a fire is kindled in my anger, and shall burn to the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase...

Amos 1:4,7,10,12,14 But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Benhadad...

Amos 2:2,5 But I will send a fire on Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of Kirioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting...

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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
Psalm 119:78
May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts.

Isaiah 10:12
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.

Jeremiah 21:14
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.'"

Jeremiah 49:27
"I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will consume the fortresses of Ben-Hadad."

Amos 5:2
"Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up."

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