Jeremiah 49 :13

Jeremiah 49 :13 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

King James Version (KJV)

For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

American Standard Version (ASV)

For I have sworn by myself, saith Jehovah, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For I have taken an oath by myself, says the Lord, that Bozrah will become a cause of wonder, a name of shame, a waste and a curse; and all its towns will be waste places for ever.

Webster's Revision

For I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all her cities shall be perpetual wastes.

World English Bible

For I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all its cities shall be perpetual wastes.

English Revised Version (ERV)

For I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

Definitions for Jeremiah 49 :13

Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49 :13

Bozrah shall become a desolation - Bozrah, a city of Idumea, is here put for the whole country.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 49 :13

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 49 :13

49:13 Bozrah - Edom is expressed under the name of Bozrah, (a part for the whole) Bozrah being its principal city.
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