Jeremiah 49 :35

Jeremiah 49 :35 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Thus said 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 the LORD 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.

Definitions for Jeremiah 49 :35

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's Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 49 :35

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