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Jeremiah 46:4

    Jeremiah 46:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Harness the horses; and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, and put on the brigandines.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Harness the horses; and get up, you horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, and put on the brigandines.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, put on the coats of mail.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Make the horses ready, and get up, you horsemen, and take your places with your head-dresses; make the spears sharp and put on the breastplates.

    Webster's Revision

    Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, put on the coats of mail.

    World English Bible

    Harness the horses, and get up, you horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, put on the coats of mail.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, put on the coats of mail.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 46:4

    Furbish - To scour and cleanse metal.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 46:4

    Furbish the spears - Cleanse, brighten, and sharpen them; from the Franco-Gallic fourbir, to polish, brighten.

    Brigandines - A coat of mail, especially that which was made scale fashion; one plate overlapping the other, like the scales of fish.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 46:4

    From the infantry the prophet proceeds to the chariots, in which the Egyptians placed great confidence.

    Get up, ye horsemen - Or, "mount the steeds."

    Furbish - i. e., polish, sharpen.

    Brigandines - In old times brigand meant a soldier, and we still call a division of an army a brigade, and a commander a brigadier, i. e., a brigandier, or captain of brigands. Similarly a brigandine means a soldier's equipment, and is put here for a coat of mail.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 46:4

    46:4 Brigandines - Coats of mail.