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Jeremiah 49:13

    Jeremiah 49:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For I have sworn by myself, saith 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 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.

    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 Jehovah, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof 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.

    Wesley's Notes 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.