Jeremiah 49:37
New International Version
I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who want to kill them; I will bring disaster on them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.

New Living Translation
I myself will go with Elam's enemies to shatter it. In my fierce anger, I will bring great disaster upon the people of Elam," says the LORD. "Their enemies will chase them with the sword until I have destroyed them completely.

English Standard Version
I will terrify Elam before their enemies and before those who seek their life. I will bring disaster upon them, my fierce anger, declares the LORD. I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them,

Berean Study Bible
So I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives. I will bring disaster upon them, even My fierce anger, declares the LORD. I will send out the sword after them until I finish them off.

New American Standard Bible
'So I will shatter Elam before their enemies And before those who seek their lives; And I will bring calamity upon them, Even My fierce anger,' declares the LORD, 'And I will send out the sword after them Until I have consumed them.

King James Bible
For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

Christian Standard Bible
I will devastate Elam before their enemies, before those who intend to take their lives. I will bring disaster on them, my burning anger. This is the LORD's declaration. I will send the sword after them until I finish them off.

Contemporary English Version
Their armies will crush and kill you, and you will face the disaster that my anger brings.

Good News Translation
I will make the people of Elam afraid of their enemies, who want to kill them. In my great anger I will destroy the people of Elam and send armies against them until I have wiped them out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will devastate Elam before their enemies, before those who want to take their lives. I will bring disaster on them, My burning anger. This is the LORD's declaration. I will send the sword after them until I finish them off.

International Standard Version
I'll terrify Elam before their enemies and before those who seek to kill them. I'll bring on them disaster and become fiercely angry at them," declares the LORD. "I'll send the sword after them, until I've made an end of them.

NET Bible
I will make the people of Elam terrified of their enemies, who are seeking to kill them. I will vent my fierce anger and bring disaster upon them," says the LORD. "I will send armies chasing after them until I have completely destroyed them.

New Heart English Bible
I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those who seek their life; and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger,' says the LORD; 'and I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'll defeat the people of Elam in the presence of their enemies, in the presence of those who want to kill them. I'll bring disaster with my burning anger, declares the LORD. I'll send armies after them until I put an end to them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, And before them that seek their life; And I will bring evil upon them, Even My fierce anger, saith the LORD; And I will send the sword after them, Till I have consumed them;

New American Standard 1977
‘So I shall shatter Elam before their enemies And before those who seek their lives; And I shall bring calamity upon them, Even My fierce anger,’ declares the LORD, ‘And I shall send out the sword after them Until I have consumed them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For I will cause Elam to fear before their enemies and before those that seek their soul; and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, said the LORD; and I will send the sword after them until I have consumed them.

King James 2000 Bible
For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those that seek their life: and I will bring disaster upon them, even my fierce anger, says the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

American King James Version
For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger, said the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

American Standard Version
And I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life; and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith Jehovah; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will cause Elam to be afraid before their enemies, and in the sight of them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, my fierce wrath, saith the Lord : and will send the sword after them, till I consume them.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life; and I will bring evil upon them, my fierce anger, saith Jehovah; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them.

English Revised Version
And I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

Webster's Bible Translation
For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

World English Bible
I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those who seek their life; and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger, says Yahweh; and I will send the sword after them, until I have consumed them;

Young's Literal Translation
And I have affrighted Elam before their enemies, And before those seeking their life, And I have brought in against them evil, The heat of Mine anger, An affirmation of Jehovah, And I have sent after them the sword, Till I have consumed them;
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
The Judgment on Elam
36I will bring the four winds against Elam from the four corners of the heavens, and I will scatter them to all these winds. There will not be a nation to which Elam’s exiles will not go. 37So I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives. I will bring disaster upon them, even My fierce anger, declares the LORD. I will send out the sword after them until I finish them off. 38I will set My throne in Elam, and destroy its king and officials, declares the LORD.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 6:19
Hear, O earth! I am bringing disaster on this people, the fruit of their own schemes, for they have paid no attention to My word and have rejected My instruction.

Jeremiah 9:16
I will scatter them among the nations that neither they nor their fathers have known, and I will send a sword after them until I have finished them off."

Jeremiah 30:24
The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back until He has fully accomplished the purposes of His heart. In the days to come you will understand this.

Jeremiah 48:2
There is no longer praise for Moab; in Heshbon they devise evil against her: 'Come, let us cut her off from nationhood.' You too, O people of Madmen, will be silenced; the sword will pursue you.

Jeremiah 49:38
I will set My throne in Elam, and destroy its king and officials, declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil on them, even my fierce anger, said the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

to be

Jeremiah 49:5,22,24,29 Behold, I will bring a fear on you, said the Lord GOD of hosts, from …

Jeremiah 48:39 They shall howl, saying…

Jeremiah 50:36 A sword is on the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is on her mighty …

Psalm 48:4-6 For, see, the kings were assembled, they passed by together…

Ezekiel 32:23 Whose graves are set in the sides of the pit, and her company is …

their enemies

Jeremiah 34:20,21 I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the …

I will send the sword

Jeremiah 9:16 I will scatter them also among the heathen, whom neither they nor …

Jeremiah 48:2 There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised …

Leviticus 26:33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword …

Ezekiel 5:2,12 You shall burn with fire a third part in the middle of the city, …

Ezekiel 12:14 And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help …







Lexicon
So I will shatter
וְהַחְתַּתִּ֣י (wə·haḥ·tat·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2865: To prostrate, to break down, either, by violence, by confusion and fear

Elam
עֵ֠ילָם (‘ê·lām)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5867: Elam -- a son of Shem, also his descendants and their country

before
לִפְנֵ֨י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

their foes,
אֹיְבֵיהֶ֜ם (’ō·yə·ḇê·hem)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 341: Hating, an adversary

before
וְלִפְנֵ֣י ׀ (wə·lip̄·nê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

those who seek
מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י (mə·ḇaq·šê)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

their lives.
נַפְשָׁ֗ם (nap̄·šām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

I will bring
וְהֵבֵאתִ֨י (wə·hê·ḇê·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

disaster
רָעָ֛ה (rā·‘āh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil

upon them,
עֲלֵיהֶ֧ם ׀ (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

even My fierce
חֲר֥וֹן (ḥă·rō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2740: A burning of anger

anger,
אַפִּ֖י (’ap·pî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

declares
נְאֻם־ (nə·’um-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5002: An oracle

the LORD.
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

I will send out
וְשִׁלַּחְתִּ֤י (wə·šil·laḥ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

the sword
הַחֶ֔רֶב (ha·ḥe·reḇ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

after them
אַֽחֲרֵיהֶם֙ (’a·ḥă·rê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 310: The hind or following part

until
עַ֥ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

I finish them off.
כַּלּוֹתִ֖י (kal·lō·w·ṯî)
Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent
49:34-39 The Elamites were the Persians; they acted against God's Israel, and must be reckoned with. Evil pursues sinners. God will make them know that he reigns. Yet the destruction of Elam shall not be for ever. But this promise was to have its full accomplishment in the days of the Messiah. In reading the Divine assurance of the destruction of all the enemies of the church, the believer sees that the issue of the holy war is not doubtful. It is blessed to recollect, that He who is for us, is more than all against us. And he will subdue the enemies of our souls.
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