Jeremiah 48:18

“Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou daughter that doest inhabit Dibon, come downe from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come vpon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holdes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Come down from your glory And sit on the parched ground, O daughter dwelling in Dibon, For the destroyer of Moab has come up against you, He has ruined your strongholds.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O thou daughter that dwellest in Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the destroyer of Moab is come up against thee, he hath destroyed thy strongholds.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come down from your glory, O people of Dibon, and take your seat in the place of the waste; for the attacker of Moab has gone up against you, sending destruction on your strong places.
- Basic English Bible

Come down from [thy] glory and sit in the drought, O inhabitress, daughter of Dibon; the spoiler of Moab is come up against thee, thy strongholds hath he destroyed.
- Darby Bible

Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.
- Webster's Bible

You daughter who dwells in Dibon, come down from your glory, and sit in thirst; for the destroyer of Moab has come up against you, he has destroyed your strongholds.
- World English Bible

Come down from honour, sit in thirst, O inhabitant, daughter of Dibon, For a spoiler of Moab hath come up to thee, He hath destroyed thy fenced places.
- Youngs Literal Bible

O thou daughter that dwellest in Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab is come up against thee, he hath destroyed thy strongholds.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 48:18


48:18 Dibon - Dibon, Aroer, and Ataroh were built by the children of Gad. It should seem the Moabites were not come into the possession of them. In thirst - It was a place well watered, but God threatens she should be in thirst, that is, driven into some dry, barren countries. The spoiler - The king of Babylon.


Discussion for Jeremiah 48

  • Garland Johnson for verse 41
    AT THAT DAY, AUG. 6TH 1945,SHALL BE AS THE HEART AS A WOMAN IN HER PANGS. AUG.6TH 1945 GAVE BIRTH TO A NEW AGE.
  • Garland johnson for verse 3
    Horonaim is Hiroshima, before 1945 no power exists big enough to cause this much destruction.
  • Garland johnson for verse 40
    it is speaking of the Enola gay, dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima,
  • Garyloyd
    The people of Moab sacraficed there childern to a fire god and didn't believe in the LORD. They also didn't let Isreal cross their land and the tribes had to take the long way around. The men of their people were condenm. Not the woman. I think Ruth came from them. Also any one of them if they repent as a person can be saved for God is a fair God these people were not with God our Father.
  • Anna Mageo for verse 11
    We are dull and unchanged. As we Christians we can be this way at times. Why? Because we are not poured out into the lives of others on a regular basis... Therefore we grow stale and distasteful. We need the fresh wine of the Spirit.. but first we must empty ourselves of careless, selfish indifferance
  • as simple as the principle of coals on fire...
    if a coal is put away from the other coals, it will lose its fire.
    if Christians turn away from GOD they will lose their fire...

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