New International Version
Their quivers are like an open grave; all of them are mighty warriors.
King James Bible
Their quiver is as an open sepulchre, they are all mighty men.
Darby Bible Translation
Their quiver is as an open sepulchre; they are all mighty men.
World English Bible
Their quiver is an open tomb, they are all mighty men.
Young's Literal Translation
Its quiver is as an open sepulchre, All of them -- mighty ones.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their quiver is an open sepulcher - They are such exact archers as never to miss their mark; every arrow is sure to slay one man.
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LibraryA Question for the Beginning
'What will ye do in the end?'--JER. v. 31. I find that I preached to the young from this text just thirty years since--nearly a generation ago. How few of my then congregation are here to-night! how changed they and I are! and how much nearer the close we have drifted! How many of the young men and women of that evening have gone to meet the end, and how many of them have wrecked their lives because they would not face and answer this question! Ah, dear young friends, if I could bring some of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
The Acceptable Sacrifice;
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with malice. Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they tell lies.
Their arrows are sharp, all their bows are strung; their horses' hooves seem like flint, their chariot wheels like a whirlwind.
Their bows will strike down the young men; they will have no mercy on infants, nor will they look with compassion on children.
He pierced my heart with arrows from his quiver.
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