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Jeremiah 13:4

    Jeremiah 13:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Take the girdle that thou hast got, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, and hide it there in a hole of the rock.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Take the girdle that you have got, which is on your loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, and hide it there in a hole of the rock.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Take the girdle that thou hast bought, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Take the band which you got for a price, which is round your body, and go to Parah and put it in a secret place there in a hole of the rock.

    Webster's Revision

    Take the girdle that thou hast bought, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.

    World English Bible

    Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Take the girdle that thou hast bought, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, and hide it there in a hole of the rock.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 13:4

    Girdle - Belt.
    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 13:4

    Go to Euphrates, and hide it there - Intending to point out, by this distant place, the country into which they were to be carried away captive.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 13:4

    In a hole of the rock - "In a cleft of the rock." As there are no fissured rocks in Babylonia, the place where Jeremiah hid the girdle must have been somewhere in the upper part of the river.