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Jeremiah 50:8

    Jeremiah 50:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Remove out of the midst of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the he goats before the flocks.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Remove out of the middle of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the he goats before the flocks.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the he-goats before the flocks.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Go in flight out of Babylon, go out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and be like he-goats before the flocks.

    Webster's Revision

    Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the he-goats before the flocks.

    World English Bible

    Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the male goats before the flocks.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and go forth out of the land of the Chaldeans, and be as the he-goats before the flocks.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 50:8

    Remove out of the midst of Babylon - The sentence of destruction is gone out against it; prepare for your flight, that ye be not overwhelmed in its ruin.

    Be as the he-goats before the flocks - Who always run to the head of the flock, giving the example for others to follow. This may be addressed to the elders and persons of authority among the people.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 50:8

    So firmly did the Jews settle themselves in Babylon under Jeremiah's counsels, that they were the last to abandon the place.

    He goats - See Isaiah 14:9 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 50:8

    50:8 Remove - God commands his people to remove out of Babylon, and to go forth chearfully like the he - goats of a flock leading the way.