Jeremiah 25:35
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New International Version
The shepherds will have nowhere to flee, the leaders of the flock no place to escape.

King James Bible
And the shepherds shall have no way to flee, nor the principal of the flock to escape.

Darby Bible Translation
And refuge shall perish from the shepherds, and escape from the noble ones of the flock.

World English Bible
The shepherds shall have no way to flee, nor the principal of the flock to escape.

Young's Literal Translation
And perished hath refuge from the shepherds, And escape from the honourable of the flock.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Howl, ye shepherds - Ye kings and chiefs of the people.

Ye shall fall like a pleasant tresses - As a fall will break and utterly ruin a precious vessel of crystal, agate, etc., so your overthrow will be to you irreparable ruin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the shepherds. Heb. flight shall perish from the shepherds, and escaping from.

Jeremiah 32:4 And Zedekiah king of Judah shall not escape out of the hand of the Chaldeans...

Jeremiah 34:3 And you shall not escape out of his hand, but shall surely be taken, and delivered into his hand...

Jeremiah 38:18,23 But if you will not go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then shall this city be given into the hand of the Chaldeans...

Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.

Isaiah 2:12-22 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be on every one that is proud and lofty, and on every one that is lifted up...

Isaiah 24:21-23 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall punish the host of the high ones that are on high...

Ezekiel 17:15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper?...

Daniel 5:30 In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain.

Amos 2:14 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force...

Amos 9:1 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...

Revelation 6:14-17 And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places...

Revelation 19:19-21 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse...

nor.

Jeremiah 48:44 He that flees from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that gets up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare...

Jeremiah 52:8-11,24-27 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho...

Amos 9:1-3 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...

Library
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
(Ad. vol. i. p. 42, note 4.) In comparing the allegorical Canons of Philo with those of Jewish traditionalism, we think first of all of the seven exegetical canons which are ascribed to Hillel. These bear chiefly the character of logical deductions, and as such were largely applied in the Halakhah. These seven canons were next expanded by R. Ishmael (in the first century) into thirteen, by the analysis of one of them (the 5th) into six, and the addition of this sound exegetical rule, that where two
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Return of the Exiles
The advent of the army of Cyrus before the walls of Babylon was to the Jews a sign that their deliverance from captivity was drawing nigh. More than a century before the birth of Cyrus, Inspiration had mentioned him by name, and had caused a record to be made of the actual work he should do in taking the city of Babylon unawares, and in preparing the way for the release of the children of the captivity. Through Isaiah the word had been spoken: "Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 11:20
But the eyes of the wicked will fail, and escape will elude them; their hope will become a dying gasp."

Psalm 142:4
Look and see, there is no one at my right hand; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life.

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore this is what the LORD says: 'I will bring on them a disaster they cannot escape. Although they cry out to me, I will not listen to them.

Jeremiah 25:36
Hear the cry of the shepherds, the wailing of the leaders of the flock, for the LORD is destroying their pasture.

Amos 2:14
The swift will not escape, the strong will not muster their strength, and the warrior will not save his life.

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