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Jeremiah 46:23

    Jeremiah 46:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They shall cut down her forest, said the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They shall cut down her forest, saith Jehovah, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They will be cutting down her woods, for they may not be searched out; because they are like locusts, more than may be numbered.

    Webster's Revision

    They shall cut down her forest, saith Jehovah, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

    World English Bible

    They shall cut down her forest, says Yahweh, though it can't be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the locusts, and are innumerable.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 46:23

    They shall cut down her forest - Supposed to mean her cities, of which Egypt had no fewer than one thousand and twenty.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 46:23

    Or, "They have cut down her forest, saith Yahweh, for it is impenetrable," i. e., just as a pathless forest must be cleared to assist agriculture and the passage to and fro of men, so must the false worship and the material prosperity of Egypt be overthrown.

    Grasshoppers - The invading host advances as multitudinous as the locusts which consume the whole vegetation of the land on which they alight.