Jeremiah 18:16
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New International Version
Their land will be an object of horror and of lasting scorn; all who pass by will be appalled and will shake their heads.

King James Bible
To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Darby Bible Translation
to make their land an astonishment, a perpetual hissing: every one that passeth by shall be astonished, and shake his head.

World English Bible
to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Young's Literal Translation
To make their land become a desolation, A hissing age-during, Every passer by it is astonished, And bemoaneth with his head.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A perpetual hissing - שריקות sherikoth. a shrieking, hissing; an expression of contempt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

make.

Jeremiah 9:11 And I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 19:8 And I will make this city desolate, and an hissing...

Jeremiah 25:9 Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, said the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant...

Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse...

Jeremiah 50:13 Because of the wrath of the LORD it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate...

Leviticus 26:33,34,43 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste...

Deuteronomy 29:23 And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor bears, nor any grass grows therein...

Isaiah 6:11 Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man...

Ezekiel 6:14 So will I stretch out my hand on them, and make the land desolate, yes, more desolate than the wilderness toward Diblath...

Ezekiel 12:19 And say to the people of the land, Thus said the Lord GOD of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel...

Ezekiel 33:28,29 For I will lay the land most desolate, and the pomp of her strength shall cease; and the mountains of Israel shall be desolate...

a perpetual.

1 Kings 9:8 And at this house, which is high, every one that passes by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say...

2 Chronicles 7:20,21 Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name...

Lamentations 2:15,16 All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying...

Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and you walk in their counsels...

shall be.

Deuteronomy 28:59 Then the LORD will make your plagues wonderful, and the plagues of your seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance...

Psalm 22:7 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

Psalm 44:14 You make us a byword among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people.

Isaiah 37:22 This is the word which the LORD has spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, has despised you, and laughed you to scorn...

Matthew 27:39 And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,

Mark 15:29 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, you that destroy the temple, and build it in three days,

Library
The Sins of Communities Noted and Punished.
"Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation." This is predicated of the judgments of God on those who had shed the blood of his saints. The Savior declares that all the righteous blood which had been shed on the earth from that of Abel down to the gospel day, should come on that generation! But is not this unreasonable and contrary to the Scriptures? "Far be wickedness from God and iniquity from the Almighty. For the work of man shall be render unto him, and cause every
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Hindrances to Mourning
What shall we do to get our heart into this mourning frame? Do two things. Take heed of those things which will stop these channels of mourning; put yourselves upon the use of all means that will help forward holy mourning. Take heed of those things which will stop the current of tears. There are nine hindrances of mourning. 1 The love of sin. The love of sin is like a stone in the pipe which hinders the current of water. The love of sin makes sin taste sweet and this sweetness in sin bewitches the
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Leviticus 26:32
I myself will lay waste the land, so that your enemies who live there will be appalled.

1 Kings 9:8
This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'

Psalm 22:7
All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.

Psalm 109:25
I am an object of scorn to my accusers; when they see me, they shake their heads.

Isaiah 37:22
this is the word the LORD has spoken against him: "Virgin Daughter Zion despises and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.

Jeremiah 19:8
I will devastate this city and make it an object of horror and scorn; all who pass by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds.

Jeremiah 25:9
I will summon all the peoples of the north and my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon," declares the LORD, "and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting ruin.

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