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Jeremiah 48:16

    Jeremiah 48:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hastens fast.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The fate of Moab is near, and trouble is coming on him very quickly.

    Webster's Revision

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

    World English Bible

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hurries fast.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 48:16

    Fast - Abstaining from food.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 48:16

    Near to come - Twenty-three years elapsed between the fourth year of Jehoiakim, when this prophecy was spoken, and its accomplishment by the invasion of Moab five years after the capture of Jerusalem. So slowly does God's justice move onward.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 48:16

    48:16 Is near - Josephus tells us this destruction came upon the Moabites five years after the siege of Jerusalem.