Jeremiah 49:23
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New International Version
Concerning Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled like the restless sea.

New Living Translation
This message was given concerning Damascus. This is what the LORD says: "The towns of Hamath and Arpad are struck with fear, for they have heard the news of their destruction. Their hearts are troubled like a wild sea in a raging storm.

English Standard Version
Concerning Damascus: “Hamath and Arpad are confounded, for they have heard bad news; they melt in fear, they are troubled like the sea that cannot be quiet.

New American Standard Bible
Concerning Damascus. "Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, For they have heard bad news; They are disheartened. There is anxiety by the sea, It cannot be calmed.

King James Bible
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
About Damascus: Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, for they have heard a bad report and are agitated; in the sea there is anxiety that cannot be calmed.

International Standard Version
To Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad will be humiliated. Their courage melts because they have heard bad news. There is anxiety like the sea that cannot be calmed.

NET Bible
The LORD spoke about Damascus. "The people of Hamath and Arpad will be dismayed because they have heard bad news. Their courage will melt away because of worry. Their hearts will not be able to rest.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is a message about Damascus. "Hamath and Arpad are worried because they heard the bad news. They melt in fear. They are troubled like a sea that can't be calmed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Of Damascus. Hamath is ashamed, and Arpad; For they have heard evil tidings, they are melted away; There is trouble in the sea; It cannot be quiet.

New American Standard 1977
Concerning Damascus.
            “Hamath and Arpad are put to shame,
            For they have heard bad news;
            They are disheartened.
            There is anxiety by the sea,
            It cannot be calmed.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad, for they have heard bad news; they have melted in waters of feebleness; they cannot be reassured.

King James 2000 Bible
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

American King James Version
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

American Standard Version
Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil tidings, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Against Damascus. Emath is confounded and Arphad: for they have heard very bad tidings, they are troubled as in the sea: through care they could not rest.

Darby Bible Translation
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is put to shame, and Arpad; for they have heard evil tidings, they are melted away: there is distress on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

English Revised Version
Of Damascus. Hamath is ashamed, and Arpad; for they have heard evil tidings, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Webster's Bible Translation
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are faint-hearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

World English Bible
Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil news, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it can't be quiet.

Young's Literal Translation
Concerning Damascus: Ashamed hath been Hamath and Arpad, For an evil report they have heard, They have been melted, in the sea is sorrow, To be quiet it is not able.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
49:23-27 How easily God can dispirit those nations that have been most celebrated for valour! Damascus waxes feeble. It was a city of joy, having all the delights of the sons of men. But those deceive themselves who place their happiness in carnal joys.
Study Bible
The Judgment on Damascus
22Behold, He will mount up and swoop like an eagle and spread out His wings against Bozrah; and the hearts of the mighty men of Edom in that day will be like the heart of a woman in labor. 23Concerning Damascus. "Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, For they have heard bad news; They are disheartened. There is anxiety by the sea, It cannot be calmed. 24"Damascus has become helpless; She has turned away to flee, And panic has gripped her; Distress and pangs have taken hold of her Like a woman in childbirth.…
Cross References
Acts 9:2
to ask for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women belonging to the Way, he could bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

Genesis 14:15
He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.

Genesis 15:2
Abram said, "O Lord GOD, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"

Exodus 15:15
"Then the chiefs of Edom were dismayed; The leaders of Moab, trembling grips them; All the inhabitants of Canaan have melted away.

Numbers 13:21
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.

2 Kings 5:12
"Are not Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and went away in a rage.

2 Kings 18:34
'Where are the gods of Hamath and Arpad? Where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena and Ivvah? Have they delivered Samaria from my hand?

2 Kings 19:13
Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, and of Hena and Ivvah?'"

2 Chronicles 16:2
Then Asa brought out silver and gold from the treasuries of the house of the LORD and the king's house, and sent them to Ben-hadad king of Aram, who lived in Damascus, saying,

Isaiah 7:8
"For the head of Aram is Damascus and the head of Damascus is Rezin (now within another 65 years Ephraim will be shattered, so that it is no longer a people),
Treasury of Scripture

Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Damascus

Genesis 14:15 And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, …

Genesis 15:2 And Abram said, LORD God, what will you give me, seeing I go childless, …

1 Kings 11:24 And he gathered men to him, and became captain over a band, when …

Isaiah 17:1-3 The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being …

Isaiah 37:13 Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arphad, and the king …

Amos 1:3-5 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for …

Zechariah 9:1,2 The burden of the word of the LORD in the land of Hadrach, and Damascus …

2 Corinthians 11:32 In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the …

Hamath

Numbers 13:21 So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin …

2 Samuel 8:9 When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,

2 Kings 17:24 And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, …

2 Kings 18:34 Where are the gods of Hamath, and of Arpad? where are the gods of …

2 Kings 19:13 Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king …

Isaiah 10:9 Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Isaiah 11:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his …

faint-hearted [heb] melted

Deuteronomy 20:8 And the officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall …

Joshua 2:11 And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither …

Joshua 14:8 Nevertheless my brothers that went up with me made the heart of the …

2 Samuel 17:10 And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, …

Isaiah 13:7 Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt:

Nahum 2:10 She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melts, and the knees …

sorrow

Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose …

on the sea. or, as on the sea

Psalm 107:26,27 They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their …

Luke 8:23,24 But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of …

Luke 21:25,26 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the …

Acts 27:20 And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small …

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