Jeremiah 49:14
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New International Version
I have heard a message from the LORD; an envoy was sent to the nations to say, "Assemble yourselves to attack it! Rise up for battle!"

King James Bible
I have heard a rumour from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent unto the heathen, saying, Gather ye together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

Darby Bible Translation
I have heard a rumour from Jehovah, and an ambassador is sent among the nations: -- Gather yourselves together, and come against her and rise up for the battle.

World English Bible
I have heard news from Yahweh, and an ambassador is sent among the nations, [saying], Gather yourselves together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

Young's Literal Translation
A report I have heard from Jehovah, And an ambassador among nations is sent, Gather yourselves and come in against her, And rise ye for battle.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I have heard a rumor - The Lord has revealed to me what he is about to do to the Edomites.

An ambassador is sent - I believe this means only that God has given permission, and has stirred up the hearts of these nations to go against those whom he has doomed to destruction.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

heard

Jeremiah 51:46 And lest your heart faint, and you fear for the rumor that shall be heard in the land; a rumor shall both come one year...

Isaiah 37:7 Behold, I will send a blast on him, and he shall hear a rumor, and return to his own land...

Ezekiel 7:25,26 Destruction comes; and they shall seek peace, and there shall be none...

Obadiah 1:1 The vision of Obadiah. Thus said the Lord GOD concerning Edom; We have heard a rumor from the LORD...

Matthew 24:6 And you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that you be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass...

an ambassador

Isaiah 18:2,3 That sends ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes on the waters, saying, Go, you swift messengers...

Isaiah 30:4 For his princes were at Zoan, and his ambassadors came to Hanes.

Gather

Jeremiah 50:9-16 For, see, I will raise and cause to come up against Babylon an assembly of great nations from the north country...

Jeremiah 51:11,27,28 Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD has raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes...

Isaiah 13:2,3 Lift you up a banner on the high mountain, exalt the voice to them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles...

Library
October 30. "Dwell Deep" (Jer. Xlix. 8).
"Dwell deep" (Jer. xlix. 8). God's presence blends with every other thought and consciousness, flowing sweetly and evenly through our business plans, our social converse our heart's affections, our manual toil, our entire life, blending with all, consecrating all, and conscious through all, like the fragrance of a flower, or the presence of a friend consciously near, and yet not hindering in the least the most intense and constant preoccupation of the hands and brain. How beautiful the established
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Cross References
Isaiah 18:2
which sends envoys by sea in papyrus boats over the water. Go, swift messengers, to a people tall and smooth-skinned, to a people feared far and wide, an aggressive nation of strange speech, whose land is divided by rivers.

Isaiah 30:4
Though they have officials in Zoan and their envoys have arrived in Hanes,

Jeremiah 49:15
"Now I will make you small among the nations, despised by mankind.

Jeremiah 50:14
"Take up your positions around Babylon, all you who draw the bow. Shoot at her! Spare no arrows, for she has sinned against the LORD.

Obadiah 1:1
The vision of Obadiah. This is what the Sovereign LORD says about Edom-- We have heard a message from the LORD: An envoy was sent to the nations to say, "Rise, let us go against her for battle"--

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