Jeremiah 49:1-6 DBY

1 Concerning the children of Ammon. Thus saith Jehovah: Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? Why is Malcam a heir b of Gad, and his people dwell in the cities thereof?

References for Jeremiah 49:1

    • Ɖ 49:1 - Or 'their king;' but it may be another form of Milcom, the divinity of the Ammonites: see Amos 1.15; 5.26.
    • Ɗ 49:1 - Elsewhere 'possessor.'
      2 Therefore behold, days come, saith Jehovah, that I will cause the clamour of war to be heard in Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall be a desolate heap; and her towns c shall be burned with fire; and Israel shall possess them that possessed him, d saith Jehovah.

      References for Jeremiah 49:2

        • Ƌ 49:2 - Lit. 'daughters;' and so often.
        • ƌ 49:2 - Or 'and Israel shall inherit them that were heirs to him:' see ver. 1.
          3 Howl, Heshbon! for Ai is laid waste; cry, daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth, lament and run to and fro within the enclosures: for Malcam e shall go into captivity, his priests and his princes together.

          References for Jeremiah 49:3

            • ƍ 49:3 - See Note g, ver. 1.
              4 Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys? Thy valley shall flow down, O backsliding daughter, that trusteth in her treasures, [saying,] Who shall come against me?
              5 Behold, I will bring a fear upon thee, saith the Lord Jehovah of hosts, from all that are about thee; f and ye shall be driven out every man right forth; and none shall assemble the fugitives.

              References for Jeremiah 49:5

                • Ǝ 49:5 - Or 'more than are about thee.'
                  6 And afterwards I will turn the captivity of the children of Ammon, saith Jehovah.