Jeremiah 5:16
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 Standard Bible
Their quivers are like open graves; they are all mighty men.

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

New King James Version
Their quiver is like an open tomb; They are all mighty men.

New American Standard Bible
“Their quiver is like an open grave, All of them are warriors.

NASB 1995
“Their quiver is like an open grave, All of them are mighty men.

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

Legacy Standard Bible
Their quiver is like an open grave; All of them are mighty men.

Amplified Bible
“Their quiver is [filled with the dead] like an open grave; They are all mighty men [heroes of their nation].

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

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

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Its throat is as a opened tomb, and all of them are mighty men

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They are all mighty men:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
Its quiver [is] as an open tomb, | All of them—mighty ones.

Majority Standard Bible
Their quivers are like open graves; they are all mighty men.

New American Bible
Their quivers are like open graves; all of them are warriors.

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

New Revised Standard Version
Their quiver is like an open tomb; all of them are mighty warriors.

New Heart English Bible
Their quiver is an open tomb, 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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 men. 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 lies within them. Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit.

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 very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

Isaiah 5:28
Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind:

Romans 3:13
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

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Jeremiah 5
1. The judgments of God upon the people, for their perverseness;
7. for their adultery;
10. for their impiety;
15. for their worship of idols;
19. for their contempt of God;
25. and for their great corruption in the civil state;
30. and ecclesiastical.














(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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Their quivers
אַשְׁפָּת֖וֹ (’aš·pā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 827: A quiver (for arrows)

are like open
פָּת֑וּחַ (pā·ṯū·aḥ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 6605: To open wide, to loosen, begin, plough, carve

graves;
כְּקֶ֣בֶר (kə·qe·ḇer)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6913: A grave, sepulcher

they are all
כֻּלָּ֖ם (kul·lām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

mighty warriors.
גִּבּוֹרִֽים׃ (gib·bō·w·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant


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