Jeremiah 48:17

“All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, and the beautiful rod!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 48:17

All yee that are about him bemoane him, and all yee that know his Name, say, How is the strong staffe broken, and the beautifull rod!
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Mourn for him, all you who {live} around him, Even all of you who know his name; Say, 'How has the mighty scepter been broken, A staff of splendor!'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All ye that are round about him, bemoan him, and all ye that know his name; say, How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!
- American Standard Version (1901)

All you who are round about him, give signs of grief for him, and all you who have knowledge of his name, say, How is the strong rod broken, even the beautiful branch!
- Basic English Bible

All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!
- Darby Bible

All ye that are about him bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, and the beautiful rod!
- Webster's Bible

All you who are around him, bemoan him, and all you who know his name; say, How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!
- World English Bible

Bemoan for him, all ye round about him, And all knowing his name, say ye: How hath it been broken, the staff of strength, The rod of beauty.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bemoan him, all ye that are round about him, and all ye that know his name; say: 'How is the strong staff broken, the beautiful rod!'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 48:17

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 48:17


48:17 Staff - A staff and a rod are as well, ensigns of power and government, as instruments to punish offenders.


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