Jeremiah 48:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Flee,נֻ֖סוּ
(nu·su)
5127: to flee, escapea prim. root
saveמַלְּט֣וּ
(mal·le·tu)
4422: to slip awaya prim. root
your lives,נַפְשְׁכֶ֑ם
(naf·she·chem;)
5315: a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion from an unused word
That you may be like a juniperכַּעֲרֹועֵ֖ר
(ka·'a·ro·v·'er)
6176: (probably a tree or bush) perhaps juniperfrom arar
in the wilderness.בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
(bam·mid·bar.)
4057b: wildernessfrom dabar







KJV Lexicon
Flee
nuwc  (noos)
to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver)
save
malat  (maw-lat')
to be smooth, i.e. (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively, to release or rescue; specifically, to bring forth young, emit sparks
your lives
nephesh  (neh'-fesh)
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
and be
hayah  (haw-yaw)
to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary)
like the heath
`arow`er  (ar-o-ayr')
a juniper (from its nudity of situation) -- health.
in the wilderness
midbar  (mid-bawr')
a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs) -- desert, south, speech, wilderness.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Flee, save your lives, That you may be like a juniper in the wilderness.

King James Bible
Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Flee! Save your lives! Be like a juniper bush in the wilderness.

International Standard Version
Flee, save your lives, and you will be like a wild donkey in the desert.

NET Bible
They will hear, 'Run! Save yourselves! Even if you must be like a lonely shrub in the desert!'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Run away! Run for your lives! Run like a wild donkey in the desert."

King James 2000 Bible
Flee, save your lives, and be like the bush in the wilderness.
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