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Jeremiah 49:25

    Jeremiah 49:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    How is the city of praise not left, the city of my joy!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    How is the city of praise not left, the city of my joy!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    How has the town of praise been wasted, the place of joy!

    Webster's Revision

    How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?

    World English Bible

    How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:25

    How is the city of praise not left - Damascus is so ruined that she can no more be called a praiseworthy or happy city.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:25

    An exclamation of sorrow wrung from the prophet at the thought of the people of Damascus remaining to be slaughtered. The words my joy express the prophet's own sympathy. The praise of Damascus for beauty has been universal from the days of Naaman 2 Kings 5:12, to those of recent travelers.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 49:25

    49:25 Of my joy - A city of great renown. The king of Syria is here supposed to speak.