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Jeremiah 49:11

    Jeremiah 49:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Put in my care your children who have no father, and I will keep them safe; and let your widows put their faith in me.

    Webster's Revision

    Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

    World English Bible

    Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 49:11

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:11

    Leave thy fatherless children - The connection of this with the context is not easy to be discerned; but, as a general maxim, it is of great importance. Widows and orphans are the peculiar care of God. He is as the best of fathers to the one, and the most loving of husbands to the other. Even the widows and orphans of Esau, who escape the general destruction, shall be taken care of by the Lord.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:11



    Jeremiah 49:11As with Moab Jeremiah 48:47, and Ammon Jeremiah 49:6, so there is mercy for Edom. The widows shall be protected, and in the orphans of Edom the nation shall once again revive.