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Jeremiah 50:33

    Jeremiah 50:33 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The children of Israel and the children of Judah were oppressed together: and all that took them captives held them fast; they refused to let them go.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Thus said the LORD of hosts; The children of Israel and the children of Judah were oppressed together: and all that took them captives held them fast; they refused to let them go.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all that took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is what the Lord of armies has said: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are crushed down together: all those who took them prisoner keep them in a tight grip; they will not let them go.

    Webster's Revision

    Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all that took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.

    World English Bible

    Thus says Yahweh of Armies: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all who took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thus saith the LORD of hosts: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together: and all that took them captives hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 50:33

    Fast - Abstaining from food.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 50:33

    Were oppressed - are "oppressed together: and all their captors have laid firm hold upon them: they have refused to let them go." The restoration of Israel and Judah to their land is necessary. As Babylon will not let them go, it must be broken, and its empire destroyed.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 50:33

    50:33 Together - Together in this place signifies no more than that they were both oppressed, or alike oppressed.