Jeremiah 49:23-27 LEB

A Message Concerning Damascus

23 Concerning Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad are ashamed, for they have heard bad news; they melt. [There is] concern in the sea. It is not able to keep quiet.

References for Jeremiah 49:23

      24 Damascus has grown slack. She has turned away to flee and panic. Anxiety has seized [her], and labor pains have grasped her, like a woman in labor.
      25 How [the] city of praise has not been abandoned! The city of my joy!
      26 {Therefore}a her young men will fall in her public squares, and all {the soldiers}b will perish in that day," {declares}c Yahweh of hosts.

      References for Jeremiah 49:26

        • ԰ 49:26 - Literally "To thus"
        • Ա 49:26 - Literally "the men of the battle"
        • Բ 49:26 - Literally "a declaration of"
          27 "And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus, and it will devour the citadel fortresses of Ben-hadad."