Jeremiah 25:23

23 Dedan, Tema, Buz and all who are in distant places[a] ;

Jeremiah 25:23 in Other Translations

23 Dedan, and Tema, and Buz, and all that are in the utmost corners,
23 Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all who cut the corners of their hair;
23 I gave it to Dedan, Tema, and Buz, and to the people who live in distant places.
23 Dedan, Tema, Buz, and the nomads on the fringe of the desert;
23 Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all those who shave their temples;

Jeremiah 25:23 Meaning and Commentary

Jeremiah 25:23

Dedan, and Tema, and Buz
These seem to be places in Edom or Idumea, of whose destruction Jeremiah prophesies in ( Jeremiah 49:7 Jeremiah 49:8 Jeremiah 49:20 ) ; or rather in Arabia and Mesopotamia. Jerom reckons them among the Ishmaelites and Saracens, The persons from whom they descended are mentioned in ( Genesis 22:21 ) ( Genesis 25:8 Genesis 25:15 ) ; and all [that are] in the utmost corners;
that is, either of the above countries, or of the whole earth: or "all that had their hair shorn" {m}; or the corners of their beards; which Jerom says is applicable to the Saracens.


F13 (hap yuwuq lk) "universis qui attonsi sunt in comam", V. L. "barbitonsis", Syr.

Jeremiah 25:23 In-Context

21 Edom, Moab and Ammon;
22 all the kings of Tyre and Sidon; the kings of the coastlands across the sea;
23 Dedan, Tema, Buz and all who are in distant places ;
24 all the kings of Arabia and all the kings of the foreign people who live in the wilderness;
25 all the kings of Zimri, Elam and Media;

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Genesis 25:3
  • 2. S Genesis 25:15
  • 3. S Ge 2 2:21
  • 4. Jeremiah 9:26; Jeremiah 49:32

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
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