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Jeremiah 2:15

    Jeremiah 2:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The young lions roared on him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The young lions have roared upon him, and yelled; and they have made his land waste: his cities are burned up, without inhabitant.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The young lions have made an outcry against him with a loud voice: they have made his land waste; his towns are burned up, with no one living in them.

    Webster's Revision

    The young lions have roared upon him, and yelled; and they have made his land waste: his cities are burned up, without inhabitant.

    World English Bible

    The young lions have roared at him, and yelled. They have made his land waste. His cities are burned up, without inhabitant.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The young lions have roared upon him, and yelled: and they have made his land waste; his cities are burned up, without inhabitant.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 2:15

    Without - Outside.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 2:15

    The young lions roared upon him - The Assyrians, who have sacked and destroyed the kingdom of Israel, with a fierceness like that of pouncing upon their prey.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 2:15

    Upon him - Rather, against him. Israel has run away from his master's house, but only to find himself exposed to the beasts of prey in the wilderness.

    They made his land waste - The prophet points to the actual results of Israel's until the multiplication of wild beasts rendered human life unsafe 2 Kings 17:25, but the Assyrian invasions had reduced Judaea to almost as sad a state.

    Burned - Others render, "leveled to the ground."

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 2:15

    2:15 Lions - Understand the Assyrians, Babylonians, and Egyptians, called lions from their fierceness, and young from their strength. Yelled - Noting the terrible voice that the lion puts forth, either in seizing the prey, or devouring it.