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Jeremiah 43:13

    Jeremiah 43:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He shall break also the images of Bethshemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He shall break also the images of Bethshemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He shall also break the pillars of Beth-shemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of Egypt shall he burn with fire.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the stone pillars of Beth-shemesh in the land of Egypt will be broken by him, and the houses of the gods of Egypt burned with fire.

    Webster's Revision

    He shall also break the pillars of Beth-shemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of Egypt shall he burn with fire.

    World English Bible

    He shall also break the pillars of Beth Shemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of Egypt shall he burn with fire.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He shall also break the pillars of Beth-shemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of Egypt shall he burn with fire.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 43:13

    He shall break also the images of Beth-shemesh - בית שמש beith shemesh is, literally, the house or temple of the sun; which was worshipped here, and whose images are said to have been of solid gold. These Nebuchadnezzar was to break and carry away; and the houses of the gods - all the temples of Egypt, he was to burn with fire. Beth-shemesh is the same as Heliopolis.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 43:13

    Images - Rather, pillars (compare the Isaiah 19:19 note), obelisks.

    Beth-shemesh - Heliopolis, famous for its obelisks.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 43:13

    43:13 Beth - shemesh - Beth - shemesh is the name of a city, which had its name from a famous temple of the sun.