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 Jeremiah 47:1 - 7
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Jeremiah
   Chapter 47
47:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This is the word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines before Pharaoh attacked Gaza:
 
47:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This is what the LORD says: "See how the waters are rising in the north; they will become an overflowing torrent. They will overflow the land and everything in it, the towns and those who live in them. The people will cry out; all who dwell in the land will wail
 
47:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
at the sound of the hoofs of galloping steeds, at the noise of enemy chariots and the rumble of their wheels. Fathers will not turn to help their children; their hands will hang limp.
 
47:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For the day has come to destroy all the Philistines and to cut off all survivors who could help Tyre and Sidon. The LORD is about to destroy the Philistines, the remnant from the coasts of Caphtor. F106
 
47:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Gaza will shave her head in mourning; Ashkelon will be silenced. O remnant on the plain, how long will you cut yourselves?
 
47:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"'Ah, sword of the LORD,' [you cry,] 'how long till you rest? Return to your scabbard; cease and be still.'
 
47:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But how can it rest when the LORD has commanded it, when he has ordered it to attack Ashkelon and the coast?"
 

FOOTNOTES:
F106 That is, Crete

 
 

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