Jeremiah 48:5

“For in the going up of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the going down of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For in the going vp of Luhith continuall weeping shall go vp; for in the going downe of Horonaim the enemies haue heard a crie of destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For by the ascent of Luhith They will ascend with continual weeping; For at the descent of Horonaim They have heard the anguished cry of destruction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For by the ascent of Luhith with continual weeping shall they go up; for at the descent of Horonaim they have heard the distress of the cry of destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For by the slope of Luhith they will go up, weeping all the way; for on the way down to Horonaim the cry of destruction has come to their ears.
- Basic English Bible

For by the ascent of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the descent of Horonaim is heard the anguish of the cry of destruction.
- Darby Bible

For in the ascent of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the descent of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.
- Webster's Bible

For by the ascent of Luhith with continual weeping shall they go up; for at the descent of Horonaim they have heard the distress of the cry of destruction.
- World English Bible

For the ascent of Luhith with weeping, Go up doth weeping, For in the descent of Horonaim Adversaries a cry of desolation have heard.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For by the ascent of Luhith with continual weeping shall they go up; for in the going down of Horonaim they have heard the distressing cry of destruction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 48:5


48:5 Luhith - To this city the Moabites fled for sanctuary, and flying made so great an out - cry that their enemies who pursued them heard it.


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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