Jeremiah 48:30
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New International Version
I know her insolence but it is futile," declares the LORD, "and her boasts accomplish nothing.

King James Bible
I know his wrath, saith the LORD; but it shall not be so; his lies shall not so effect it.

Darby Bible Translation
I know his wrath, saith Jehovah; his pratings are vain: they do not as [they say].

World English Bible
I know his wrath, says Yahweh, that it is nothing; his boastings have worked nothing.

Young's Literal Translation
I -- I have known, an affirmation of Jehovah, His wrath, and it is not right, His devices -- not right they have done.

Jeremiah 48:30 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The pride of Moab - See on Isaiah 16:1 (note).

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Isaiah 16:6 We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath...

Isaiah 37:28,29 But I know your stayed, and your going out, and your coming in, and your rage against me...

his lies shall not so effect it. or, those on whom he stayeth (heb. his bars) do not right. Baddim, as Lowth observe, sometimes means those who pretend to the art of divination. Though the soothsayers of Moab, upon whose skill she relies, promise him success, yet in the event it will appear there was no truth in what they said

Jeremiah 50:36 A sword is on the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is on her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed.

Job 9:12,13 Behold, he takes away, who can hinder him? who will say to him, What do you...

Psalm 33:10 The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Library
August 8. "Be Like the Dove" (Jer. Xlviii. 28).
"Be like the dove" (Jer. xlviii. 28). Harmless as a dove, is Christ's interpretation of the beautiful emblem. And so the Spirit of God is purity itself. He cannot dwell in an unclean heart. He cannot abide in the natural mind. It was said of the anointing of old, "On man's flesh it shall not be poured." The purity which the Holy Spirit brings is like the white and spotless little plant which grows up out of the heap of manure, or the black soil, without one grain of impurity adhering to its crystalline
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Meditations for the Sick.
Whilst thy sickness remains, use often, for thy comfort, these few meditations, taken from the ends wherefore God sendeth afflictions to his children. Those are ten. 1. That by afflictions God may not only correct our sins past, but also work in us a deeper loathing of our natural corruptions, and so prevent us from falling into many other sins, which otherwise we would commit; like a good father, who suffers his tender babe to scorch his finger in a candle, that he may the rather learn to beware
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

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