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Jeremiah 48:40

    Jeremiah 48:40 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For thus saith the LORD; Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread his wings over Moab.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For thus said the LORD; Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread his wings over Moab.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the Lord has said, See, he will come like an eagle in flight, stretching out his wings against Moab.

    Webster's Revision

    For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

    World English Bible

    For thus says Yahweh: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For thus saith the LORD: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread out his wings against Moab.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 48:40

    He shall fly as an eagle - The enemy will pounce upon him, carry him off, and tear him to pieces.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 48:40

    The rapid and irresistible attack of Nebuchadnezzar is compared to the impetuous dash of the eagle on its prey Deuteronomy 28:49.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 48:40

    48:40 He - Nebuchadnezzar shall come swiftly, and spread himself over Moab.