Jeremiah 21:13
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New International Version
I am against you, Jerusalem, you who live above this valley on the rocky plateau, declares the LORD-- you who say, "Who can come against us? Who can enter our refuge?"

New Living Translation
I will personally fight against the people in Jerusalem, that mighty fortress--the people who boast, "No one can touch us here. No one can break in here."

English Standard Version
“Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, O rock of the plain, declares the LORD; you who say, ‘Who shall come down against us, or who shall enter our habitations?’

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller, O rocky plain," declares the LORD, "You men who say, 'Who will come down against us? Or who will enter into our habitations?'

King James Bible
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, saith the LORD; which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Beware! I am against you, you who sit above the valley, you atop the rocky plateau-- this is the LORD's declaration-- you who say, "Who can come down against us? Who can enter our hiding places?"

International Standard Version
"Look, I'm against you, city dwelling in the valley, rock of the plain," declares the LORD, "those of you who say, 'Who can come down against us and who can enter our habitations?'

NET Bible
Listen, you who sit enthroned above the valley on a rocky plateau. I am opposed to you,' says the LORD. 'You boast, "No one can swoop down on us. No one can penetrate into our places of refuge."

New Heart English Bible
Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, and of the rock of the plain," says the LORD; "you that say, 'Who shall come down against us? Or who shall enter into our habitations?'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'I'm against you, Jerusalem. You are the city that is in the valley and on the rock in the plain,' " declares the LORD. " 'But you ask, "Who can attack us? Who can enter our places of refuge?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, And rock of the plain, saith the LORD; Ye that say: 'Who shall come down against us? Or who shall enter into our habitations?'

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller,
            O rocky plain,” declares the LORD,
            “You men who say, ‘Who will come down against us?
            Or who will enter into our habitations?’

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley of the rock of the plain (saith the LORD), which say, Who shall come up against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, says the LORD; who say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

American King James Version
Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, said the LORD; which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

American Standard Version
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and of the rock of the plain, saith Jehovah; you that say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold I come to thee that dwelleth in a valley upon a rock above a plain, saith the Lord: and you say: Who shall strike us? and who shall enter into our houses?

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I am against thee, inhabitress of the valley, the rock of the plain, saith Jehovah; ye that say, Who shall come down against us, or who shall enter into our dwellings?

English Revised Version
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and of the rock of the plain, saith the LORD; ye which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, I am against thee, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, saith the LORD; who say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

World English Bible
Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, [and] of the rock of the plain, says Yahweh; you that say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I am against thee -- an affirmation of Jehovah, O inhabitant of the valley, rock of the plain, Who are saying, Who cometh down against us? And who cometh into our habitations?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
21:11-14 The wickedness of the king and his family was the worse because of their relation to David. They were urged to act with justice, at once, lest the Lord's anger should be unquenchable. If God be for us, who can be against us? But if he be against us, who can do any thing for us?
Study Bible
Message to the House of David
12O house of David, thus says the LORD: "Administer justice every morning; And deliver the person who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor, That My wrath may not go forth like fire And burn with none to extinguish it, Because of the evil of their deeds. 13"Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller, O rocky plain," declares the LORD, "You men who say, Who will come down against us? Or who will enter into our habitations?' 14"But I will punish you according to the results of your deeds," declares the LORD, "And I will kindle a fire in its forest That it may devour all its environs."'"…
Cross References
2 Samuel 5:6
Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, and they said to David, "You shall not come in here, but the blind and lame will turn you away"; thinking, "David cannot enter here."

2 Samuel 5:7
Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold of Zion, that is the city of David.

Psalm 125:2
As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever.

Isaiah 22:1
The oracle concerning the valley of vision. What is the matter with you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops?

Jeremiah 23:30
"Therefore behold, I am against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who steal My words from each other.

Jeremiah 49:4
"How boastful you are about the valleys! Your valley is flowing away, O backsliding daughter Who trusts in her treasures, saying, 'Who will come against me?'

Jeremiah 50:31
"Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Declares the Lord GOD of hosts, "For your day has come, The time when I will punish you.

Lamentations 4:12
The kings of the earth did not believe, Nor did any of the inhabitants of the world, That the adversary and the enemy Could enter the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 5:8
therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I, even I, am against you, and I will execute judgments among you in the sight of the nations.

Ezekiel 13:8
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Because you have spoken falsehood and seen a lie, therefore behold, I am against you," declares the Lord GOD.
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Behold, I am against you, O inhabitant of the valley, and rock of the plain, said the LORD; which say, Who shall come down against us? or who shall enter into our habitations?

I am.

Jeremiah 21:5 And I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand and …

Jeremiah 23:30-32 Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, said the LORD, that …

Jeremiah 50:31 Behold, I am against you, O you most proud, said the Lord GOD of …

Jeremiah 51:25 Behold, I am against you, O destroying mountain, said the LORD, which …

Exodus 13:8,20 And you shall show your son in that day, saying, This is done because …

inhabitant. Heb. inhabitress. of the valley.

Psalm 125:2 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round …

Isaiah 22:1 The burden of the valley of vision. What ails you now, that you are …

who

Jeremiah 7:4 Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The …

Jeremiah 49:4,5,16 Why glory you in the valleys, your flowing valley, O backsliding …

2 Samuel 5:6,7 And the king and his men went to Jerusalem to the Jebusites, the …

Lamentations 4:12 The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world…

Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach …

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