|New International Version (© 2011)|
Even if you were to defeat the entire Babylonian army that is attacking you and only wounded men were left in their tents, they would come out and burn this city down."
King James Bible
For though ye had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them, yet should they rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.
American Standard Version
For though ye had smitten the whole army of the Chaldeans that fight against you, and there remained but wounded men among them, yea would they rise up every man in his tent, and burn this city with fire.
Young's Literal Translation
for though ye had smitten all the force of the Chaldeans who are fighting with you, and there were left of them wounded men -- each in his tent -- they rise, and have burnt this city with fire.'
Jeremiah 37:10 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For though ye had smitten the whole army - Strong words; but they show how fully God was determined to give up this city to fire and sword, and how fully he had instructed his prophet on this point.
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Jeremiah 49:20 Therefore hear the counsel of the LORD, that he has taken against Edom; and his purposes...
Jeremiah 50:45 Therefore hear you the counsel of the LORD, that he has taken against Babylon; and his purposes...
Leviticus 26:36-38 And on them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies...
Isaiah 10:4 Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away...
Isaiah 30:17 One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the rebuke of five shall you flee...
wounded men. Heb. men thrust through.
Jeremiah 51:4 Thus the slain shall fall in the land of the Chaldeans, and they that are thrust through in her streets.
Isaiah 13:15 Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined to them shall fall by the sword.
Isaiah 14:19 But you are cast out of your grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword...
Joel 2:11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executes his word...
Jeremiah 37:10 Parallel CommentariesArmy Burn Chaldeans City Defeated Entire Fight Fighting Fire Rise Smitten Struck Tent Whole WoundedArmy Burn Chaldeans City Defeated Entire Fight Fighting Fire Rise Smitten Struck Tent Whole WoundedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Leviticus 26:36 "'As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a windblown leaf will put them to flight. They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.
Isaiah 30:17 A thousand will flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five you will all flee away, till you are left like a flagstaff on a mountaintop, like a banner on a hill."
Jeremiah 21:4 This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I am about to turn against you the weapons of war that are in your hands, which you are using to fight the king of Babylon and the Babylonians who are outside the wall besieging you. And I will gather them inside this city.
Jeremiah 21:5 I myself will fight against you with an outstretched hand and a mighty arm in furious anger and in great wrath.
Jeremiah 21:10 I have determined to do this city harm and not good, declares the LORD. It will be given into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will destroy it with fire.'
Jeremiah 32:29 The Babylonians who are attacking this city will come in and set it on fire; they will burn it down, along with the houses where the people aroused my anger by burning incense on the roofs to Baal and by pouring out drink offerings to other gods.
Jeremiah 37:8 Then the Babylonians will return and attack this city; they will capture it and burn it down.'