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Jeremiah 49:35

    Jeremiah 49:35 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Thus said the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is what the Lord of armies has said: See, I will have the bow of Elam, their chief strength, broken.

    Webster's Revision

    Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

    World English Bible

    Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thus saith the LORD of hosts: Behold, I will break the bow of Elam; the chief of their might.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:35

    I will break the bow of Elam - They were eminent archers; and had acquired their power and eminence by their dexterity in the use of the bow. See Isaiah 22:6. Strabo, Livy, and others speak of their eminence in archery.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:35

    The bow was the national weapon of Elam, and therefore the "chief of their might," that on which their strength in war depended.