Jeremiah 5:16
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New International Version
Their quivers are like an open grave; all of them are mighty warriors.

New Living Translation
Their weapons are deadly; their warriors are mighty.

English Standard Version
Their quiver is like an open tomb; they are all mighty warriors.

Berean Study Bible
Their quivers are like open graves; they are all mighty warriors.

New American Standard Bible
"Their quiver is like an open grave, All of them are mighty men.

King James Bible
Their quiver is as an open sepulchre, they are all mighty men.

Christian Standard Bible
Their quiver is like an open grave; they are all warriors.

Contemporary English Version
All of them are warriors, and their arrows bring death.

Good News Translation
Their archers are mighty soldiers who kill without mercy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Their quiver is like an open grave; they are all mighty warriors.

International Standard Version
Their quiver is like an open grave, and all of them are powerful warriors.

NET Bible
All of its soldiers are strong and mighty. Their arrows will send you to your grave.

New Heart English Bible
Their quiver is an open tomb, they are all mighty men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Their arrow quivers are like open graves. They are all mighty warriors.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Their quiver is an open sepulchre, They are all mighty men.

New American Standard 1977
“Their quiver is like an open grave, All of them are mighty men.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Their quiver is as an open sepulcher; they are all mighty men.

King James 2000 Bible
Their quiver is as an open sepulcher, they are all mighty men.

American King James Version
Their quiver is as an open sepulcher, they are all mighty men.

American Standard Version
Their quiver is an open sepulchre, they are all mighty men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Their quiver is as an open sepulchre, they are all valiant.

Darby Bible Translation
Their quiver is as an open sepulchre; they are all mighty men.

English Revised Version
Their quiver is an open sepulchre, they are all mighty men.

Webster's Bible Translation
Their quiver is as an open sepulcher, they are all mighty men.

World English Bible
Their quiver is an open tomb, they are all mighty men.

Young's Literal Translation
Its quiver is as an open sepulchre, All of them -- mighty ones.
Study Bible
Judgment Proclaimed
15Behold, I am bringing a distant nation against you, O house of Israel,” declares the LORD. “It is an established nation, an ancient nation, a nation whose language you do not know and whose speech you do not understand. 16Their quivers are like open graves; they are all mighty warriors. 17They will devour your harvest and food; they will consume your sons and daughters; they will eat up your flocks and herds; they will feed on your vines and fig trees. With the sword they will destroy the fortified cities in which you trust.…
Cross References
Psalm 5:9
For not a word they speak can be trusted; destruction is within them. Their throat is an open grave; they flatter with their tongues.

Isaiah 5:28
Their arrows are sharpened, and all their bows are strung. The hooves of their horses are like flint; their chariot wheels are like a whirlwind.

Isaiah 13:18
Their bows will dash young men to pieces; they will have no mercy on the fruit of the womb; they will not look with pity on the children.

Lamentations 3:13
He pierced my kidneys with His arrows.

Treasury of Scripture

Their quiver is as an open sepulcher, they are all mighty men.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is …

Isaiah 5:28 Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs …

Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used …







(16) An open sepulchre.--Every arrow in the quivers of the Chaldaean bowmen was to be as a messenger of death, a blast or pestilence from the grave.

Verse 16. - Their quiver. (See on Jeremiah 4:29.) As an open sepulcher; i.e. furnished with deadly arrows, "fiery darts." So the psalmist, of the "throat" of deceitful persecutors (Psalm 5:9). Their quiver is an open sepulchre,.... The Chaldeans used bows and arrows in fighting; and the quiver is a case for arrows; and the phrase denotes, that their arrows would do great execution, and be very mortal; so that a quiver of them would be as devouring as an open grave, into which many dead are cast. The Septuagint and Arabic versions have not this clause; and the Syriac version renders it, "whose throats are as open sepulchres"; see Romans 3:13,

they are all mighty men; strong in body, of bold and courageous spirits, expert in war, and ever victorious; so that there was no hope of being delivered out of their hands. 16. open sepulchre—(Compare Ps 5:9). Their quiver is all-devouring, as the grave opened to receive the dead: as many as are the arrows, so many are the deaths.5:10-18 Multitudes are ruined by believing that God will not be so strict as his word says he will; by this artifice Satan undid mankind. Sinners are not willing to own any thing to be God's word, that tends to part them from, or to disquiet them in, their sins. Mocking and misusing the Lord's messengers, filled the measure of their iniquity. God can bring trouble upon us from places and causes very remote. He has mercy in store for his people, therefore will set bounds to this desolating judgment. Let us not overlook the nevertheless, ver. 18. This is the Lord's covenant with Israel. He thereby proclaims his holiness, and his utter displeasure against sin while sparing the sinner, Ps 89:30-35.



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