Jeremiah 51:20

“Thou art my battle axe and weapons of war: for with thee will I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou art my battel-axe and weapons of warre: for with thee will I breake in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdomes;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{He says,} "You are My war-club, {My} weapon of war; And with you I shatter nations, And with you I destroy kingdoms.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou art my battle-axe and weapons of war: and with thee will I break in pieces the nations; and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;
- American Standard Version (1901)

You are my fighting axe and my instrument of war: with you the nations will be broken; with you kingdoms will be broken;
- Basic English Bible

Thou art my maul, [my] weapons of war: and with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and I will with thee destroy kingdoms;
- Darby Bible

Thou art my battle-ax and weapons of war: for with thee will I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;
- Webster's Bible

You are my battle axe and weapons of war: and with you will I break in pieces the nations; and with you will I destroy kingdoms;
- World English Bible

An axe [art] thou to me -- weapons of war, And I have broken in pieces by thee nations, And I have destroyed by thee kingdoms,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou art My maul and weapons of war, and with thee will I shatter the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Jeremiah 51:20

  • Lexy Lilian for verse 20
    I would also like to say that F. K. TETTEH, I agree with you, we Christians are God's weapon of war. God uses Christians in these last days to fight his battles and Christians will fight on the day of the Lord. AMEN
  • F.k Tetteh for verse 20
    For every Christian is an instrument of God to change the world.
  • Betty mensah for verse 20
    God needs us for war.we are the war instruments in the arms of God. Only sharp instruments do well in the war front. Therefore be sharp in the word of God and in prayer.
  • It seems to apply to America today.
  • Inaboya fidelis for verse 20
    Jeremiah was an instrument God used to fight many battles; God use him to destroy nations, kingdom, horse and his rider, etc...

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