Jeremiah 46 :23

Jeremiah 46 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, 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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 46 :23

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' Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 46 :23

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