Jeremiah 49:1
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New International Version
Concerning the Ammonites: This is what the LORD says: "Has Israel no sons? Has Israel no heir? Why then has Molek taken possession of Gad? Why do his people live in its towns?

New Living Translation
This message was given concerning the Ammonites. This is what the LORD says: "Are there no descendants of Israel to inherit the land of Gad? Why are you, who worship Molech, living in its towns?

English Standard Version
Concerning the Ammonites. Thus says the LORD: “Has Israel no sons? Has he no heir? Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad, and his people settled in its cities?

New American Standard Bible
Concerning the sons of Ammon. Thus says the LORD: "Does Israel have no sons? Or has he no heirs? Why then has Malcam taken possession of Gad And his people settled in its cities?

King James Bible
Concerning the Ammonites, thus saith the LORD; Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
About the Ammonites, this is what the LORD says: Does Israel have no sons? Is he without an heir? Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad and his people settled in their cities?

International Standard Version
To the people of Ammon: This is what the LORD says: "Does Israel have no sons? Does he have no heir? Why then has Milcom taken possession of Gad, and his people settled in its towns?

NET Bible
The LORD spoke about the Ammonites. "Do you think there are not any people of the nation of Israel remaining? Do you think there are not any of them remaining to reinherit their land? Is that why you people who worship the god Milcom have taken possession of the territory of Gad and live in his cities?

New Heart English Bible
Of the children of Ammon. "Thus says the LORD: 'Has Israel no sons? Has he no heir? Why then does Malcam possess Gad, and his people dwell in its cities?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what the LORD says about the people of Ammon: Doesn't Israel have any children? Doesn't it have any heirs? Why, then, has the god Milcom taken over the inheritance of Gad's descendants? Why do Milcom's people live in Gad's cities?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Of the children of Ammon. Thus saith the LORD: Hath Israel no sons? Hath he no heir? Why then doth Malcam take possession of Gad, And his people dwell in the cities thereof?

New American Standard 1977
Concerning the sons of Ammon.
            Thus says the LORD:
            “Does Israel have no sons?
            Or has he no heirs?
            Why then has Malcam taken possession of Gad
            And his people settled in its cities?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Concerning the Ammonites, thus hath the LORD said: Does Israel have no sons? does he have no heir? why then does their king inherit Gad and his people dwell in his cities?

King James 2000 Bible
Concerning the Ammonites, thus says the LORD; Has Israel no sons? has he no heir? why then does their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

American King James Version
Concerning the Ammonites, thus said the LORD; Has Israel no sons? has he no heir? why then does their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

American Standard Version
Of the children of Ammon. Thus saith Jehovah: Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth Malcam possess Gad, and his people well in the cities thereof?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Against the children of Ammon. Thus saith the Lord: Hath Israel no sons? or hath he no heir? Why then hath Melchom inherited Gad: and his people dwelt in his cities ?

Darby Bible Translation
Concerning the children of Ammon. Thus saith Jehovah: Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? Why is Malcam heir of Gad, and his people dwell in the cities thereof?

English Revised Version
Of the children of Ammon. Thus saith the LORD: Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth Malcam possess Gad, and his people dwell in the cities thereof?

Webster's Bible Translation
Concerning the Ammonites, thus saith the LORD; Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why then doth their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

World English Bible
Of the children of Ammon. Thus says Yahweh: Has Israel no sons? has he no heir? why then does Malcam possess Gad, and his people well in its cities?

Young's Literal Translation
Concerning the sons of Ammon: 'Thus said Jehovah: Sons -- hath Israel none? heir -- hath he none? Wherefore hath Malcam possessed Gad? And his people in its cities have dwelt?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
49:1-6. Might often prevails against right among men, yet that might shall be controlled by the Almighty, who judges aright; and those will find themselves mistaken, who, like the Ammonites, think every thing their own on which they can lay their hands. The Lord will call men to account for every instance of dishonesty, especially to the destitute.
Study Bible
The Judgment on the Ammonites
1Concerning the sons of Ammon. Thus says the LORD: "Does Israel have no sons? Or has he no heirs? Why then has Malcam taken possession of Gad And his people settled in its cities? 2"Therefore behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "That I will cause a trumpet blast of war to be heard Against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon; And it will become a desolate heap, And her towns will be set on fire. Then Israel will take possession of his possessors," Says the LORD.…
Cross References
Numbers 1:24
Of the sons of Gad, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers' households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,

Deuteronomy 23:3
"No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, shall ever enter the assembly of the LORD,

Deuteronomy 23:4
because they did not meet you with food and water on the way when you came out of Egypt, and because they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse you.

2 Chronicles 20:1
Now it came about after this that the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat.

Jeremiah 12:14
Thus says the LORD concerning all My wicked neighbors who strike at the inheritance with which I have endowed My people Israel, "Behold I am about to uproot them from their land and will uproot the house of Judah from among them.

Jeremiah 25:21
Edom, Moab and the sons of Ammon;

Ezekiel 21:28
"And you, son of man, prophesy and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD concerning the sons of Ammon and concerning their reproach,' and say: 'A sword, a sword is drawn, polished for the slaughter, to cause it to consume, that it may be like lightning--

Ezekiel 25:2
"Son of man, set your face toward the sons of Ammon and prophesy against them,

Amos 1:13
Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of the sons of Ammon and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead In order to enlarge their borders.

Zephaniah 1:5
"And those who bow down on the housetops to the host of heaven, And those who bow down and swear to the LORD and yet swear by Milcom,
Treasury of Scripture

Concerning the Ammonites, thus said the LORD; Has Israel no sons? has he no heir? why then does their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?

A.M.

Jeremiah 49:7,23,28 Concerning Edom, thus said the LORD of hosts; Is wisdom no more in …

Jeremiah 48:1 Against Moab thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe …

Ammonites

Jeremiah 25:9,21 Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, said …

Jeremiah 27:3 And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to …

Genesis 19:38 And the younger, she also bore a son, and called his name Benammi: …

Deuteronomy 2:19 And when you come near over against the children of Ammon, distress …

Deuteronomy 23:3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD…

2 Chronicles 20:1,23 It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the …

Psalm 83:7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;

Ezekiel 21:28-32 And you, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus said the Lord GOD concerning …

Ezekiel 25:2-10 Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them…

Amos 1:13-15 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, …

Zephaniah 2:8-11 I have heard the reproach of Moab, and the revilings of the children …

their king. or, Melcom

Judges 10:7,8 And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them …

Judges 11:13-15 And the king of the children of Ammon answered to the messengers …

1 Samuel 11:1-3 Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: …

2 Kings 10:33 From Jordan eastward, all the land of Gilead, the Gadites, and the …

2 Kings 24:2 And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of …

Nehemiah 2:19 But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, …

Nehemiah 4:7 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, …

Nehemiah 13:1,2 On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the …

cities

Psalm 9:6 O you enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and you have …

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