Jeremiah 15:20
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New International Version
I will make you a wall to this people, a fortified wall of bronze; they will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you to rescue and save you," declares the LORD.

King James Bible
And I will make thee unto this people a fenced brasen wall: and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee: for I am with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will make thee unto this people a strong brazen wall; and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee: for I am with thee, to save thee and to deliver thee, saith Jehovah;

World English Bible
I will make you to this people a fortified bronze wall; and they shall fight against you, but they shall not prevail against you; for I am with you to save you and to deliver you, says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have made thee to this people For a wall -- brazen -- fenced, And they have fought against thee, And they do not prevail against thee, For with thee am I to save thee, And to deliver thee -- an affirmation of Jehovah,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I will make thee - a fenced brazen wall - While thou art faithful to me, none of them shall be able to prevail against thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will. See on ch.

Jeremiah 1:18,19 For, behold, I have made you this day a defended city, and an iron pillar, and brazen walls against the whole land...

Jeremiah 6:27 I have set you for a tower and a fortress among my people, that you may know and try their way.

Ezekiel 3:9 As an adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks...

Acts 4:8-13,29-31 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them, You rulers of the people, and elders of Israel...

Acts 5:29-32 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men...

but.

Jeremiah 20:11,12 But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail...

Psalm 124:1-3 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say...

Psalm 129:1,2 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say...

Romans 8:31-39 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us...

for.

Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail...

Psalm 46:7,11 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah...

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 8:9,10 Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves...

Isaiah 41:10 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

Acts 18:9,10 Then spoke the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not your peace...

2 Timothy 4:16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

2 Timothy 4:17,22 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known...

Library
The Northern Iron and the Steel
That being the literal meaning, we shall draw from our text a general principle. It is a proverbial expression, no doubt, and applicable to many other matters besides that of the prophet and the Jews; it is clearly meant to show, that in order to achieve a purpose, there must be a sufficient force. The weaker cannot overcome the stronger. In a general clash the firmest will win. There must be sufficient firmness in the instrument or the work cannot be done. You cannot cut granite with a pen-knife,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

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

Cross References
Psalm 46:7
The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.

Psalm 129:2
"they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me.

Isaiah 41:10
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Jeremiah 1:8
Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 1:18
Today I have made you a fortified city, an iron pillar and a bronze wall to stand against the whole land--against the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests and the people of the land.

Jeremiah 1:19
They will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:27
"I have made you a tester of metals and my people the ore, that you may observe and test their ways.

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