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Jeremiah 49:4

    Jeremiah 49:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come unto me?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why glory you in the valleys, your flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come to me?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures,'saying , Who shall come unto me?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Why are you lifted up in pride on account of your valleys, your flowing valley, O daughter ever turning away? who puts her faith in her wealth, saying, Who will come against me?

    Webster's Revision

    Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures,'saying , Who shall come unto me?

    World English Bible

    Why do you glory in the valleys, your flowing valley, backsliding daughter? who trusted in her treasures, [saying], Who shall come to me?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come unto me?

    Definitions for Jeremiah 49:4

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:4

    Wherefore gloriest thou - Though thy valleys be fruitful, yet glory not in them. Though thou have much political and military power, do not trust in them, nor in the multitude of thy cities; a stronger than thou is coming against thee.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:4

    Thy flowing valley - The (fertile) valley in which Rabbah was situated. The Septuagint again has: "in the valleys of the Anakim," as in Jeremiah 47:5 (see the note).

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 49:4

    49:4 Flowing - Either flowing with water, or plenty of corn and grass.