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Jeremiah 25:38

    Jeremiah 25:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He has forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He hath left his covert, as the lion; for their land is become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing'sword , and because of his fierce anger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The lion has come out of his secret place, for the land has become a waste because of the cruel sword, and because of the heat of his wrath.

    Webster's Revision

    He hath left his covert, as the lion; for their land is become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing'sword , and because of his fierce anger.

    World English Bible

    He has left his covert, as the lion; for their land is become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing [sword], and because of his fierce anger.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing sword, and because of his fierce anger.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 25:38

    Covert - A hiding place.
    Forsaken - To leave in an abandoned condition.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 25:38

    As the lion - Leaving the banks of Jordan when overflowed, and coming with ravening fierceness to the champaign country.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 25:38

    Yahweh has risen up, like a lion that leaves its covert, eager for prey, that He may execute judgment upon the wicked.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 25:38

    25:38 Because - The effects of this rising up of God out of his covert is the desolation of the land through the fierceness of the enemy, caused by the fierce anger of God.