23 Concerning Damascus. Hamath and Arpad are confounded, for they have heard bad news; they melt in fear, they are troubled like the sea that cannot be quiet.
References for Jeremiah 49:23
    • g 49:23 - Cn: Heb [there is trouble in the sea]
      24 Damascus has become feeble, she turned to flee, and panic seized her; anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her, as of a woman in labor.
      25 How the famous city is forsaken, the joyful town!
      References for Jeremiah 49:25
        • h 49:25 - Vg: Heb [is not forsaken]
        • i 49:25 - Syr Vg Tg: Heb [the town of my joy]
          26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her squares, and all her soldiers shall be destroyed in that day, says the Lord of hosts.
          27 And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus, and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.