Jeremiah 47:6

“O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O thou sword of the Lord, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put vp thy selfe into thy scabberd, rest and be still.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Ah, sword of the LORD, How long will you not be quiet? Withdraw into your sheath; Be at rest and stay still.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O thou sword of Jehovah, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard; rest, and be still.
- American Standard Version (1901)

O sword of the Lord, how long will you have no rest? put yourself back into your cover; be at peace, be quiet.
- Basic English Bible

Alas! sword of Jehovah, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
- Darby Bible

O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
- Webster's Bible

You sword of Yahweh, how long will it be before you be quiet? Put up yourself into your scabbard; rest, and be still.
- World English Bible

Ho, sword of Jehovah, till when art thou not quiet? Be removed unto thy sheath, rest and cease.
- Youngs Literal Bible

O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? Put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 47:6


47:6 O thou sword - Perhaps they are the words of the prophet, lamenting the havock which he made among the Philistines by the Chaldeans.


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