Jeremiah 8:16

Overview - Jeremiah 8
The calamity of the Jews, both dead and alive.
He upbraids their foolish and shameless impenitency.
13 He shews their grievous judgment;
18 and bewails their desperate estate.
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Jeremiah 8:16  (King James Version)
The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.
 


The snorting
Grotius observes, after Jerome, that Nebuchadnezzar, having subdued Phoenicia, passed through Dan, in his way to Jerusalem.

was heard
Jeremiah 4:15 Jeremiah 4:16 Judges 18:29 ; 20:1

the whole
4:24 Habakkuk 3:10

at the
6:23 47:3 Judges 5:22 ; Nahum 1:4 Nahum 1:5 ; 3:2

of his strong ones
Of his war-horses.
This is a fine image; so terrible was the united neighings of the cavalry of the Babylonians, that the reverberation of the air caused the ground to tremble.

all that is in it
Hebrew the fulness thereof.
Psalms 24:1 ; 1 Corinthians 10:26 1 Corinthians 10:28
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