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Jeremiah 46:16

    Jeremiah 46:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He made many to fall, yea, one fell upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He made many to fall, yes, one fell on another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He made many to stumble, yea, they fell one upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    ... are stopped in their going, they are falling; and they say one to another, Let us get up and go back to our people, to the land of our birth, away from the cruel sword.

    Webster's Revision

    He made many to stumble, yea, they fell one upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

    World English Bible

    He made many to stumble, yes, they fell one on another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our birth, from the oppressing sword.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He made many to stumble, yea, they fell one upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 46:16

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 46:16

    One fell upon another - In their terror and confusion ranks fell on ranks, and overturned each other.

    Let us go again to our own people - Let us flee to our own country with all possible speed. These were the auxiliaries.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 46:16

    Literally, as in the margin, i. e., Yahweh hath made many to stumble.

    Arise ... - The Egyptian army being composed of mercenaries, has no patriotic feeling and immediately that the battle is lost, they propose to abandon the country which has hired them, and return each to his native land.