Jeremiah 50:33 DBY

33 Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The children of Israel and the children of Judah were together oppressed; and all that took them captives held them fast: they refused to let them go.

Study tools for Jeremiah 50:33

  • a 50:1 - Or 'against.'
  • b 50:2 - A Babylonian idol.
  • c 50:2 - Or 'broken in pieces.'
  • d 50:6 - Or 'caused them to go astray on the perverting mountains,' alluding to the idolatrous high places.
  • e 50:11 - Or 'that treadeth out [the corn].'
  • f 50:12 - Or 'the last,' as Amalek was said to be 'the first:' Num. 24.20.
  • g 50:15 - i.e. 'hath surrendered.'
  • h 50:21 - Or 'apostasy,' Heb. Merathaim. Some take the word as a symbolic name of Babylon: see ch. 51.1, and Note.
  • i 50:21 - Or 'punishment:' Heb. Pekod: see Ezek. 23.23.
  • j 50:32 - Lit. 'pride,' as ch. 49.16. It is Babylon personified.