Jeremiah 46:22

“The voice thereof shall go like a serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 46:22

The voice thereof shall goe like a serpent, for they shall march with an armie, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Its sound moves along like a serpent; For they move on like an army And come to her as woodcutters with axes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sound thereof shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She makes a sound like the hiss of a snake when they come on with strength; they go against her with axes, like wood-cutters.
- Basic English Bible

Her voice shall go like a serpent's; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
- Darby Bible

The voice thereof shall go like a serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
- Webster's Bible

The sound of it shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as wood cutters.
- World English Bible

Its voice as a serpent goeth on, For with a force they go, And with axes they have come in to her, As hewers of trees.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sound thereof shall go like the serpent's; for they march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 46:22

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 46:22


46:20 A serpent - Egypt is now like an heifer that makes a great bellowing, but the time shall come when she shall make a lesser noise like the hissing of a serpent. With axes - For the Chaldeans shall come with an army, armed with battle - axes, as if they came to fell wood in a forest.

46:23 Tho' - Tho' it seem impenetrable.


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